Storm damages 21 houses in Baling

BALING: Twenty-one houses around Mukim Siong, Tawar, Pulai, Bakai and Mukim Teloi Kanan were damaged in a storm on Wednesday (April 25).

However, no casualties were reported, according to Baling district Civil Defence Force (APM) officer Lt (PA) Mohd Faizol Ab Aziz.

He said that they were alerted to the incident at 6pm, following which 15 personnel were dispatched to the scenes.

"The incident is believed to have occurred around 5 pm, affecting three houses in Mukim Siong, eight houses in Mukim Tawar, three houses in Mukim Pulai, two houses in Mukim Bakai, and five houses in Mukim Felda Teloi Kanan.

"Clean-up work and the operation to remove trees uprooted by the storm will continue today," he said in a statement on Thursday (April 25). - Bernama

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