Floods: Situation in Johor improves, no rain forecasted on March 19

Stagnant floodwaters being pumped out of affected areas in Batu Pahat.

JOHOR BARU: More flood victims in Johor have returned home as the situation continues to improve.

As of 8am on Sunday (March 19), there were 17,125 evacuees recorded, down from 19,041 at 8pm on Saturday (March 18).

The state disaster management committee said the victims from 4,907 families are being housed at 70 temporary flood relief centres (PPS).

"The number of PPS currently operating has also dropped from 75.

"The two districts still affected are Batu Pahat with 17,123 evacuees, and Segamat with only two victims left at one PPS," the committee said in a statement.

The committee added that no rain was reported or forecasted in Johor for Sunday.

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