KUALA TERENGGANU: The number of flood victims in Terengganu being moved to flood evacuation centres have risen to 5,550 this
morning from 4,813 last night.
Terengganu National Security Council acting secretary Roslina Ngah in aÂ statement said five districts were affected by floods that entered the fourthÂ day as at 9 am today.
So far Kuala Terengganu recorded the highest victims of 3,927 from 927Â families who are accomodated at 17 evacuation centres.
This is followed by Marang with 967 victims (236 families), who are placedÂ in five evacuation centres and Setiu 349 (78 families) being placed at 10Â evacuation centres.
In Besut, 291 individuals from 80 families are placed in three evacuationÂ centres and in Dungun another 16 from three families at Sekolah KebangsaanÂ Kampung Nyior.
Up till now, 42 evacuation centres have been opened in Terengganu.
Members of the public wishing to get the latest updates on the floodÂ situation in the state can contact the state disaster operations room at
telephone line 09-6316021 or the website etindakan.terengganu.gov.my.
Meanwhile in KOTA BAHARU, the number of flood victims at three evacuationÂ centres that are opened in this district and Pasir Puteh remained at 130 thisÂ morning.
According to the state government official portal, 77 individuals wereÂ accomodated at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Mulong and 28 at SK Tiong in thisÂ district while another 25 at SK Wakaf Raja, Pasir Puteh.
As at 9 am today, the Sungai Golok water level at Rantau Panjang, Pasir Mas recorded a reading of 9.15 metre, breaching the dangerous level of 9 metres.–BERNAMA