23 Evacuated After Floods Hit Alor Gajah, Malacca



MALACCA, Mar 29 – Twenty-three victims from five families were evacuated after a flood occurred in Simpang Ampat, Alor Gajah near here late last night. The Malacca State Disaster Management Committee said in a statement that the victims were evacuated to the Flood Relief Centre at the Taboh Naning Community Hall, near here.

“Heavy rain yesterday caused the Kampung Cherana Putih area to be flooded and the people living in the area had to be evacuated. As of 8am today, 23 victims had been evacuated and the rain had stopped. But the public have been advised to be cautious and to always look after their safety,” the statement said. The victims are still being accommodated at the relief centre. No river in the area had recorded the alert or danger level this morning. — Bernama

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