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Flood receding, only 278 people at evacuation centres

JOHOR BAHRU: The flood situation in Johor  is improving with a drop in the number of evacuees to 278 people (74 families) at 8 am today, from  284 people (75 families) at 8 pm yesterday. State Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan said

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Residents break fast in floodwaters in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Heavy rain lashed several areas here causing residents in Datuk Keramat constituency to break their fast in flash floodwaters when their houses were inundated. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the torrential downpour

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Fire dept monitoring three flooded schools in Kanowit

SIBU: The Fire and Rescue Department is monitoring three flooded schools in the Kanowit district near here, with flood waters reaching between 0.8 and 0.9 metres in height earlier tonight following a heavy downpour which lasted about four hours. Kanowit Fire

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Nine died, thousands displaced in flood in Jakarta

JAKARTA: Severe flooding in Jakarta has claimed at least nine lives and forced thousands of residents to flee their homes after heavy rains that start two days ago inundated both residential and commercial areas across the capital. Jakarta Police spokesperson

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Floods worsen in Universiti Malaysia Sabah Labuan campus

LABUAN: The flood waters at the quarters of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus (UMSKAL) rose to chest level at 2pm today as rains showed no signs of letting up. The number of affected families increased to eight from six

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Kelantan police confirm five drowned in flood

KOTA BHARU: The Kelantan police have confirmed that five people have drowned in floods in the state, to date. Kelantan police chief, Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said it involved three victims during the first wave of the flood while the other

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More than 3,000 victims evacuated in four states this morning

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 3,000 flood victims are still housed in temporary relief centres in Kelantan, Johor, Pahang and Sabah this morning. The flood situation in Johor and Pahang improved today while there is little change in Kelantan and Sabah

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Fine weather, flood situation eases in most states

KUALA LUMPUR: The flood situation in flood-stricken areas of several states has improved as the number of evacuees at relief centres continued to decrease this morning. In Terengganu, the flood situation was fully restored when the last relief centre at

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Terengganu flooded again, one life lost in Kelantan

KUALA LUMPUR: As many as 3,575 people have been placed at temporary evacuation centres (PPS) in Kelantan yesterday following floods that also claimed a life. The victim, identified as Shaimee Ismail, 52, was found by residents of Kampung Renak, Tanah

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Floods: Raub affected, evacuees in Rompin increased

Flood conditions in Pahang and Sabah have worsened with an increase in the number of evacuees, while the flood situation in Johor has improved and the number of evacuees declining. In Pahang, Raub became the third district affected by floods

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