Flood alert: Number of victims in three states increases to 748


KUALA LUMPUR: The number of flood evacuees in Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Melaka increased to 748 as at 10pm Wednesday (April 17), from 534 earlier in the evening.

According to the National Disaster Management Agency’s (Nadma) latest report, three temporary relief centres are operating in the Petaling district to shelter 356 victims, another in Klang with 204 victims, and one in Kuala Selangor with 54 victims.

In Negri Sembilan, a relief centre is operational in Port Dickson, sheltering 79 victims, while in Melaka, 55 victims are taking shelter at a relief centre in Alor Gajah as at 8pm Wednesday.

Meanwhile, two rivers, Sungai Klang in Selangor and Sungai Besut in Terengganu, are at dangerous levels, but both are recording a decreasing trend. - Bernama

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