Malaysians in flood-hit Aussie city safe, says Wisma Putra

Houses are inundated with floodwaters in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, yesterday. The 'once-in-a-century floods' were caused by abnormally heavy rains during the monsoon season, and have forced thousands of residents to flee their homes. – EPA pic, February 5, 2019.

THE 50 Malaysians in the flood-ravaged coastal city of Townsville in Queensland, Australia, are reported to be safe.

Wisma Putra, in a statement yesterday, said the situation in the area remains high risk, with heavy rains forecast to continue over the next few days.

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