Over 100 houses in Perlis suffer storm damage


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KANGAR: The number of houses damaged by storms in Perlis since Friday has increased to 107 as at 8.18pm Sunday night, according to the Perlis Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (MAIPs) data.

MAIPs chief executive officer Mohd Nazim Mohd Noor said 96 houses were damaged in the storm on Sunday (June 23), while 11 houses were affected in Friday's storm.

Speaking to Bernama, he said the roofs of many houses were blown off.

"MAIPs is collaborating with several government agencies such as the Perlis Social Welfare Department...to identify victims' needs and to distribute assistance," he said, adding that assistance will be channelled as quickly as possible.

It is understood that the storm on Sunday occurred around 2am while Friday's storm happened at about 7am. – Bernama

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