Kuantan told to brace for second round of floods

Kuantan told to brace for second round of floods
The floods along Jalan Bahagia in Mersing, Johor

KUANTAN - Flood victims in the district have been told to return to relief centres immediately as a second wave of floods is expected to at midnight Saturday.

A message from the Information Department said areas expected to be affected are Sungai Isap, Taman Sepakat, Bukit Rangin, Tanah Putih, Taman Guru and Kampung Belukar.

Rainfall has been persistent since early Saturday morning.

A floods disaster operations room spokesperson said the continuous downpour coupled with the high tide could bring about a second wave of floods.

He said the authorities have prepared themselves to deal with a second round of floods.


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