Floods: Situation worsens in Batu Pahat

JOHOR BARU: The flood situation in Batu Pahat is worsening with the number of evacuees recording a slight spike despite other districts seeing improvement.

The state Disaster Management Committee said that as of 4pm on Tuesday (March 7), there were eight flood-affected districts in Johor compared with nine at noon. The total number of evacuees is 39,477, and they are being housed at 201 relief centres (PPS).

“Batu Pahat still recorded a slight increase of evacuees with 25,690 currently seeking shelter at 84 PPS compared with 23,370 at 78 PPS at noon.

“This is followed by Muar (4,040), Segamat (3,054), Tangkak (2,485), Kota Tinggi (1,536), Kluang (1,392), Mersing (1,162), and Pontian (118),” it said in a statement.

It added that Johor Baru is no longer affected by floods as the PPS at SJKC Kuo Kuang has closed.

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