Most of the Malaysian Region floods
November 23, 2011

KUALA LUMPUR, – A number of regions in Malaysia, such as Terengganu, Kelantan and Johor, in recent days due to floods high enough rainfall in the area until thousands of people have dievakuasi.

From information received by Bernama, Wednesday (23/11/2011), the number of refugees to flood victims in Terengganu and Kelantan, Malaysia, to Wednesday increased to 1674 people.

A total of 1439 persons were dievakuasi in Terengganu. Setiu is the worst-hit area than the two other districts in the region, said a spokesman for City National Security Council (NSC). Other two districts are Besut and Hulu Terengganu.

A total of 671 persons were dievakuasi in Setiu, 560 in Loka, and 208 in Hulu Terengganu, he said. The spokesman said that 21 relief centers have been opened, seven in Setiu, nine in Loka, and five in the Upper City. Assistance centers in convenience stores, schools, and mosques.

Department of Irrigation and Drainage City reported that the main rivers in the state this morning past the danger point.

A spokeswoman said that in 0900 high in the village of La Loka River is 19.54 meters (above the danger point 19.20 meters) and the Bridge of Manila is 8.73 meters (8.10 meters).

Nerus in Kampung Bukit River at 13.56 meters (12 meters) and 21.95 meters (21.50 meters) in Kampung Langkap, Setiu.

At this time the sky overcast and heavy rain accompanied by strong winds still occur in the state.

In Kelantan, the number of refugees has increased to 235 from 26 people yesterday, the flood hit the New City and Bute. A spokeswoman from the flood operations room said, Awang Hill High School was transformed into the assistance of Bute.

“Two of the open relief centers in Kota Bharu, at Redhill School, and High School Mulong,” he said.

High water in four major rivers in the state reported to be at point guard, while Sungai Golok had exceeded the alert level in the region Jenob length, he added.

Meanwhile, the Disaster Operations Room information Johor said that, until Wednesday at 16:00 Malaysian time, only 16 refugees still in flood relief centers in the Water Village Hall Light Black.

A spokeswoman said that the National Security Council in Johor to monitor the situation as heavy rains that hit several regions in the state.