Landslide risk: 28 residents from Batu Gajah's Taman Chenderong Jaya evacuated

Evacuated residents checking in at the relief centre at the Tanjung Tualang Multi-purpose Hall. - Photo courtesy of Malaysian Civil Defence Twitter

IPOH: Some 28 residents from six families in Taman Chenderong Jaya, Batu Gajah, were evacuated on Thursday (Feb 9) to a relief centre following a landslide risk in the area.

A spokesman for the District Disaster Management Secretariat said the PPS at the Tanjung Tualang Multi-purpose Hall was opened at 10.40pm Thursday to accommodate the residents concerned.

"According to the residents, they heard sounds like soil movement and prior to that, there was heavy rain.

"The relevant agencies are at the location monitoring the situation,” he said when contacted by Bernama here Friday (Feb 10).

No casualties were reported last night. - Bernama

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