Floods: Number of evacuees in Johor goes up slightly to 2,216 from 2,191 earlier

JOHOR BARU: The number of flood evacuees in Johor has increased slightly to 2,216 as at 8pm Saturday (Jan 28) from 2,191 at 4pm.

The state Disaster Management Committee said that as of 8pm Saturday, there were 30 flood relief centre open statewide.

"There are currently seven districts that are still affected by the floods and Mersing remains the worst hit district with 802 victims from 236 families.

"Other districts are Batu Pahat with 431 victims, Kluang (424), Kota Tinggi (416), Segamat (123), Tangkak (15) and Muar (five)," it said in a statement here.

It added that the water level at Sungai Endau in Mersing has surpassed the danger level while several other rivers are at the warning level.

The committee also noted that most districts in the state are still experiencing rainy and gloomy weather as of noon Saturday.

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