More than 14,000 flood victims seeking shelter at relief centres

Afif Abd Halim Hasnoor Hussain Nazir Sufari Seth Akmal

MORE than 14,000 flood victims have sought shelter at relief centres, with Pahang recording the highest number of evacuees, totalling 5,189, this morning.

Based on information released by the Social Welfare Department, seven districts in Pahang, namely Raub, Lipis, Bentong, Jerantut, Maran, Kuantan and Pekan, have been hit by floods and 116 relief centres are operating as at 9am today.

In Selangor, the state contingent police headquarters said several roads were closed to traffic due to flooding.

The roads are in Petaling Jaya, North Klang, Sungai Buloh, Subang Jaya, Kuala Langat, Sepang and Shah Alam.

Extreme continuous heavy rain is expected today in several areas in the capital, Perak, Pahang and Selangor, according to the Meteorological Department. – December 19, 2021.

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