44 people evacuated to two flood relief centres in Setiu early today

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA

THE monsoon is back and the flood season has started in Terengganu, with Setiu as the first district to be hit.

A total of 44 people from 11 families in the district were evacuated to two flood relief centres, which were opened at 1 am today to accommodate them.

The chief secretariat of the State Disaster Management Committee, Lieutenant Colonel (PA) Che Adam A Rahman said the relief centres were at Balairaya Sungai Lerek and Surau Kampung Bukit Nyior Pelong.

The evacuation process is still in progress in several other areas, he said in a statement today.