Floods: Situation improves in Johor, all relief centres closed in Kluang

JOHOR BARU: The flood situation in Johor has been showing signs of improvement with the closure of all relief centres in Kluang.

The state disaster management committee said that as of 4pm Friday (March 10), the number of flood evacuees statewide dropped to 43,938 compared with 44,089 at noon.

"A total of 845 flood evacuees, including 56 from Kluang, have returned home as the flood situation has improved.

"The two remaining flood relief centres in Kluang have also been closed, leaving only five districts left with evacuees housed at relief centres," it said.

It said there were currently 173 relief centres in the five districts, namely Batu Pahat (112), Segamat (20), Tangkak (19), Muar (19) and Mersing (three).

"The number of flood evacuees in Batu Pahat, which is the worst hit district, has also dropped to 37,563 compared with 38,135 previously.

"This was followed by Muar (3,250), Tangkak (2,061), Segamat (1,005) and Mersing (210)," it said.

It also said that most districts in the state had been seeing clear skies except for Muar, Batu Pahat, Mersing, and Pontian.

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