Floods: Over 23,000 evacuees seeking shelter at relief centres in Johor

JOHOR BARU: Johor recorded a decrease of flood evacuees seeking shelter at temporary relief centres (PPS).

The state disaster management committee said as of 8pm on Friday (March 17), there were 23,663 evacuees in Batu Pahat and Segamat with eight PPS having ceased operation.

"Batu Pahat still has the highest number of evacuees with 23,625 individuals being housed at 86 PPS in the district.

"Segamat has 38 evacuees at two remaining PPS, which are located at Balairaya Batu Badak and Dewan Komuniti Kampung Tasek," it said in a statement.

It also said that the water level at Sungai Batu Pahat was at 19.24m, which was slightly above the danger level of 19.20m.

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