Number of flood evacuees increases to over 1,000 in Terengganu

KUALA TERENGGANU: Fifteen relief centres have been opened to house the increasing number of flood evacuees in Terengganu.

According to state Civil Defence Department director Lt Col Che Adam A. Rahman, the number of flood victims had increased from 255 on Monday to 1,451 from 406 families Tuesday.

The centres are located in Kemaman (991 evacuees), six in Hulu Terengganu (279), four in Dungun (184) and one in Marang (eight).

The flood situation, however, has improved in Hulu Terengganu.