MELAKA – A total of 167 flood evacuees from 16 families in Alor Gajah near here have returned home as at noon today.
Melaka state disaster management committee secretariat Lt Col (PA) Effendy Ali said another 43 victims from 14 families still remained at the Taman Seri Bayu 2 Reading Room relief centre in Rembia near here.
He said the Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Petai relief centre in Rembia was closed at 9.30am while the relief centres at Durian Tunggal – Kampung Panchor Mosque and Kampung Panchor Community Hall – were closed at 10am.
“At present only one relief centre in Rembia is still operating,” he said in a statement here.
He said the flood was believed to be due to heavy rain since yesterday morning. – BERNAMA