KUALA LUMPUR – Negeri Sembilan today became the eighth state to be affected by the second wave of floods this year ravaging the country over the last 10 days.
More than 300 people in the state were hit by the floods this morning, raising to 132,684 the total number of flood evacuees nationwide.
The situation in flood-hit Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Johor and Perak has reportedly worsened while the situation has improved slightly in Perlis and Kedah.
In KELANTAN, the floods have sent 55,960 people to relief centres, up from the 45,467 last night. The rain eased off in Kota Baharu this morning but the sky remains overcast.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is scheduled to visit Kelantan today to have a first-hand look at the floods which have showed not signs of letting up. – Bernama