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Several Major Rivers In Terengganu At Danger Level

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KUALA TERENGGANU: Several major rivers in Terengganu are reported to be at alarming levels following continuous heavy rain since last
night.

According to the Terengganu National Security Council (MKN) portal, the readings at Chalok River near Setiu is currently as high as 8.86 meters, well above the danger level of 8.40 meters.

Terengganu MKN Acting Secretary Roslina Ngah said three other rivers which exceeded danger levels were Setia River in Besut village, Telemong River in Kuala Ping and Marang River in Pengkalan Berangan.

Meanwhile, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) has today announced emergency holiday for the university due to calamity as floods hit the campus grounds early this morning.

Vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Ibrahim Komoo said UMT safety division staff were in the midst of evacuating students and staff who are trapped in the lecture complex and other buildings.

All students and staff are advised to be careful during the flood situation and to contact the university’s administration for current developments, he said.–BERNAMA

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