KUANTAN, May 12 – The flood situation in Temerloh has improved with one relief centre has been closed, leaving 953 victims still taking shelter at three relief centres as at 1pm today. State Civil Defence Force director Zainal Yusoff said the relief centre at the surau of Kampung Bongsu, was closed at 10am after the remaining six victims from two families were allowed to return home.
“The three other operational relief centres are at Sekolah Kebangsaan Desa Bakti with 573 victims, Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Kapor with 369 victims and Sungai Buloh multipurpose hall with 11victims,” he said when contacted here today. According to Zainal, the flood water in Mentakab seemed to be receding, but all the relevant agencies were still on standby mode to face the possible recurrence of floods. — Bernama