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Flood: More People Evacuated In Kedah


Last update: 13/10/2017


ALOR SETAR, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- The number of people affected by flash floods in Kedah continues to increase with 175 people having been evacuated until 8 am today, from 84 people last night.

According to the State Disaster Management Department Secretariat, the victims, involving 53 families, were being accommodated at three evacuation centres in the Kota Setar district.

Forty-six of the victims (from 13 families) are at the centre at Surau As Syakirin and 55 others (17 families) are at Sekolah Kebangsaan Haji Abu Bakar.

The remaining 74 victims (23 families) were the latest to be evacuated last night and they are provided shelter at the relief centre at Sekolah Kebangsaan Titi Gajah.

-- BERNAMA