80 residents of Kampung Batu 10 Skudai evacuated due to flood


EIGHTY residents of Kampung Batu 10, Skudai here, were forced to evacuate yesterday evening when flood water entered their homes following a few hours of heavy rain.

Skudai Fire and Rescue Station Operations Commander Mohd Riduan Akhyar said the affected residents were evacuated to a relief centre at Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu 10, Skudai.

Also involved in the rescue operation were the police, Social Welfare Department, Civil Defence Force and the Health Ministry, he said in a statement today.

He said the flood victims comprised 44 adults, 35 children and a person with disability.