Kuala Lumpur – The flood situation in the Malaysian states of Terengganu, Kelantan, and Selangor is showing signs of improvement, with the number of evacuees in relief centers decreasing as of tonight.
According to BERNAMA News Agency, In Terengganu, the situation is nearing normalcy, with only 55 individuals from 13 families remaining in relief centers across three districts as of 8 pm. Specifically, Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Atas Tol in Kuala Terengganu is currently sheltering 40 people from nine families. Additionally, six individuals from two families are at SK Tok Kah in Dungun, and nine people from two families are in two centers in Setiu. Notably, two centers were closed today following the return of evacuees to their homes.
The number of flood evacuees in Kelantan has decreased to 555 individuals from 135 families, distributed across four centers in the Pasir Mas and Bachok districts as of 7:32 pm. SK Tok Deh in Pasir Mas is housing 246 people from 84 families, while SK Kedai Tanjong has 65 individuals from 19 families. In Bachok, SK Jelawat is providing shelter to 137 people from 34 families, and 67 individuals from 16 families are staying at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Beris Panchor.
In Selangor, the number of evacuees has reduced significantly to 34 individuals from 14 families, down from 83 people from 29 families earlier in the morning. Presently, only one relief center, SK Sultan Abdul Aziz in the Kuala Selangor district, remains operational after the closure of Balai Raya Rantau Panjang at noon.
This declining trend in the number of flood evacuees marks a positive development in the flood situation across these states, with affected individuals gradually returning to their homes as conditions improve.