Floods: 114 victims have yet to go home in Batu Pahat

BATU PAHAT: The number of flood victims in Batu Pahat remains at 141 people from 37 families as of 8am on Sunday (March 26), which is the same as Saturday (March 25) night.

According to the State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN), they are at the relief centres (PPS) at Yong Peng Community Hall (79 people from 22 families) and Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Seri Medan (62 people from 15 families)

These are the only PPS still in operation in the state.

The victims have yet to return home as their villages are still affected by the floods.

"Among the areas still affected by the floods in Yong Peng are Kampung Parit Lapis Bangas, Kampung Jalan Lama, Taman Melur, Kampung Parit Amil, Taman Desa Suria and Taman Berlian, while in Sri Medan, the areas are Parit Yusof, Parit Haji Ahmad, Parit Warijo, Parit Bangas, Parit Sendayun dan Parit Seri Pasir,” it said in a statement today.

The Bekok River at Bekok Dam still recorded a warning level of 18.93 metres, while Sembrong River at Sembrong Dam is at the alert level of 10.67 metres.

The weather in all 10 districts in Johor is reported to be fine on Sunday morning. - Bernama

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