Floods: 439 evacuees seeking shelter at relief centres in Batu Pahat

JOHOR BARU: The number of flood evacuees in Batu Pahat continues to see a decline with less than 500 seeking shelter in several remaining temporary relief centres as of 8pm on Thursday (March 23).

The state disaster management committee said there were currently 439 people from 122 families at the relief centres compared with 967 people from 269 families at 8am.

"The four relief centres that are still active are at SK Seri Medan, Sekolah Agama Seri Bernam, SJKC Hua Min and Sekolah Agama Seri Comel," it said in a statement.

It added that there are four roads that are still non-accessible to vehicles with three in Kluang and one in Kulai.

"In Kluang, Jalan Lingkaran Kahang Barat and Jalan GSA Chamek are closed for all vehicles while

Jalan Kota Tinggi-Kluang is only open to light vehicles.

"Jalan Ulu Tebrau-Sungai Tiram in Kulai is also closed to all vehicles," it said.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Johor , Floods , Relief Centres , Batu Pahat , Evacuees ,


Next In Nation

Rural students learn life skills through cooking lessons in Kiulu
Police recover car keys believed to belong to Nur Farah Kartini
Four Teluk Intan juveniles suspected of raping 11-year-old released on police bail, says Hilir Perak cops
Group wants new higher education blueprint to be more inclusive for disabled community
Malaysia to repatriate students in Bangladesh amid ‘worrying’ protests, says Anwar
Umno leaders deny talk of PAS alliance ahead of next general election
Repaying RM48bil 1MDB debt last year means people-centric projects missed out, says PM
Mother calls public to stop giving false information on missing daughter’s whereabouts
CelcomDigi survey: 65.5% of M’sians have encountered possible scam attempts, most fall victim to fake callers
Johor reps appeal for public help to look for missing six-year-old girl

Others Also Read