Melaka, Pahang fully recover from floods

KUALA LUMPUR • The floods that hit Melaka and Pahang since the beginning of this month have fully recovered after the last three temporary relief centres (PPS) were closed today.

In MELAKA, the State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) Secretariat said that the PPS at SK Parit Penghulu in Jasin district, which housed 24 people, was closed at 10.30am.

In PAHANG, two PPS in Rompin, which housed 127 victims, ended their operations at around 10am.

The JPBN Secretariat reported that 90 evacuees at SK Leban Chondong and 37 people at SK Kampung Aur were allowed to return home after the situation was confirmed safe.

In JOHOR, JPBN said that the number of flood victims slightly dropped from 38,587 people at 8 am to 38,456, who are currently taking shelter at 121 PPS.

Batu Pahat has the highest number of victims with 37,717, followed by Muar (504), Segamat (172) and Tangkak (63).

The weather is predicted to be sunny in nine districts, except Kluang, which is expected to be cloudy this evening. – Bernama