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More Evacuated Overnight In Kelantan Due To Floods

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KOTA BHARU – The number of flood evacuees in Kelantan rose a little this morning, with 13,736 as at 8 am compared to 13,614 at 9 pm yesterday.

All the evacuees are being accommodated at 61 relief centres in six districts, namely Kota Bharu, Pasir Mas, Tumpat, Tanah Merah, Pasir Puteh and Gua Musang.

The ‘infobanjir’ application of the Social Welfare Department reported that Pasir Mas had the highest number of evacuees, 9,236 from 3,909 families at 36 centres, following by Tumpat with 3,302 evacuees from 1,152 families at eight centres.

Pasir Puteh had 814 evacuees from 242 families at eight cenres; Kota Bharu, 200 evacuees from 61 families at three centres; Gua Musang, 100 evacuees from 23 families at three centres and Tanah Merah, 84 evacuees from 24 families at three centres.

The portal of the Drainage and Irrigation Department reported that the level of Sungai Golok at Rantau Panjang was 10.34 metres at 8 am, higher than the 10.24 metres at 9 pm yesterday.

The danger level is nine metres.

It also said that the level of Sungai Golok at Kuala Jambu, Tumpat, had dropped to 3.55 metres from 3.66 metres at 9 pm yesterday.

The danger level is 2.50 metres.

The portal reported that the sky was overcast in Kelantan.


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