Floods: Evacuees at relief centres in Muar allowed to go home

JOHOR BARU: The flood situation in Johor continues to improve with all victims seeking shelter at relief centres in Muar are now able to return home.

The state disaster management committee said the number went down to 3,328 as of 8pm Friday (Jan 27) from 3,498, four hours ago.

"A total of four relief centres in Kluang, Muar and Segamat have been closed between 4.30pm and 7pm on Friday.

“Meanwhile, one relief centre was also opened around 4pm at SK Sri Sejati in Segamat. Currently, there are 35 centres that are still open statewide," it said in a statement.

It added that the number of districts affected has now dropped to six after the remaining 13 victims from four families in Muar have returned home.

"Mersing still remains as the district with the most number of victims (1,789), followed by Kluang (780), Kota Tinggi (417), Batu Pahat (209), Segamat (151) and Tangkak (115)," it said.

It added that rain has also been reported at several parts of Johor Baru, Muar, Segamat, Kluang, Batu Pahat, Kota Tinggi and Kulai since around 8pm.

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