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Heavy Rains Trigger Flash Floods In Alor Gajah, Jasin

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MELAKA- Flash floods hit several villages in the districts of Alor Gajah and Jasin here, following a continuous downpour yesterday.

Alor Gajah Flood Disaster Management secretariat Captain Mohammad Fairul Asikin Kadir said non-stop heavy rain since 5pm yesterday had caused the Gadek river to overflow its banks, and floodwaters to inundate several low-lying areas.

“We opened a temporary relief centre at Balairaya Kg Tanjung Rimau Luar at 10pm to shelter 19 victims from four families,” he said.

In the Jasin district, 12 homes from Kampung Rim and six homes from Kampung Chabau were also flooded.

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