Number of flood victims in Johor rises to 194


JOHOR BARU: The number of flash flood victims in two districts in Johor has gone up to 194 as of 8am Monday (Sept 26), compared to 193 people on Sunday (Sept 25) night.

In a statement, the district disaster management committee said a total of 59 families were still housed at four relief centres in Batu Pahat and Pontian.

"The two centres in Batu Pahat are Sekolah Agama Seri Bengkal and Sekolah Kebangsaan Bintang Peserai, while in Pontian, Pusat Kokurikulum Johor, Sungai Tempayan and Sekolah Agama Kayu Ara Pasong," it said.

The committee said nine areas in the two districts had been affected by flash floods following heavy rain from 6.30am on Sunday.

The areas are Kampung Seri Bengkal and Kampung Bintang Peserai in Batu Pahat, and Kampung Sungai Mulih, Pekan Nenas; Kampung Parit Sapran; Kampung Parit Haji Omar; Jln Mohsin, Kayu Ara Pasong; Kampung Parit Haji Siraj; Parit Lapis, Kayu Ara Pasong and Kampung Parit Abdul Rahman in Pontian. – Bernama

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