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Flood victims in Pahang continue to receive King’s attention

KUALA LUMPUR: The well-being of flood victims in Pahang is getting the attention of none other than the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah as His Majesty continued his series of visits to the temporary relief centre

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Drop in number of flood evacuees in Melaka

MELAKA: The number of flood victims in Melaka continues to drop to 157 people involving 38 families at 8 am today, compared to 162 people from 40 families, at 8 pm yesterday. Only three relief centres (PPS) are still opened

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Oil spill: Clean-up works at Pantai Cermin to stop as beach recovers

PORT DICKSON: The operation to clean up the oil spill at Pantai Cermin here will end tomorrow as the situation has recovered, says Negeri Sembilan Malaysian Civil Defence Force (MCDF) director Lt Col (PA) Fazlisyah Muslim. He said after six days of

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Number of flood evacuees in Muar, Tangkak drops to 159

JOHOR BARU: The number of flood evacuees in Muar and Tangkak has continued to drop, totalling 159 people from 37 families this morning compared to last night’s figures of 174 and 41 respectively. Johor Health and Environment Committee chairman R. Vidyananthan,

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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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