Melaka floods: Number of evacuees rises to 250

MELAKA – The number of people evacuated to relief centres (PPS) due to floods in Melaka has increased to 250 people involving 66 families as of 8 this morning compared with 179 people from 53 families reported at 8 last night.

Melaka Disaster Management Committee Secretariat, in a statement, said that a total of 193 people were housed in three PPS in Alor Gajah while another 57 were accommodated at a PPS in Melaka Tengah.

It said among the flood-affected areas in Alor Gajah are Kampung Tanjong Rimau, Kampung Gadek, Pengkalan, Taman Sri Bayu 2, Kampung Panchor and Kampung Beringin while in Melaka Tengah it involves Kampung Lanjut Manis. – Bernama / pic credit: APM