KANGAR – Heavy rain from early today caused floods in several low-lying areas of Perlis.
Perlis Women, Family and Community Development, Welfare and Unity Committee chairman Rela Ahmad advised people living in the flooded areas to be ready to evacuate if the situation worsened.
The flood-affected areas were Tebing Tinggi, Jalan Sungai Batu Pahat, Padang Melangit, Repuh, Kampung Bakau, Jejawi and several areas in Titi Tinggi.
Rela told Bernama that the floodwaters rose quickly due to the rain and high tide.
He said he had asked all village development and security committees to monitor the floods with the assistance of the relevant government agencies. – BERNAMA