Rivers in four states at danger level, says Nadma

PETALING JAYA: Rivers in four states, namely Pahang, Perlis, Sarawak and Selangor, have reached danger levels as of 8am Friday (Nov 11), says the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma).

The locations involved are Sungai Rompin in Pahang, Sungai Perlis in Kangar, Perlis, Longjegan Baram Miri in Sarawak, as well as Sungai Langat, Kuala Langat and Pekan Meru Sungai Klang in Selangor.

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Nadma in a statement today also said Sungai Muar Tangkak and Sungai Batu Pahat, Batu Pahat in Johor as well as Batang Rajang Mukah, Batang Krian Betong and Batang Suai Miri in Sarawak were recorded as being at alert level.

Also on alert are several locations in Sungai Padas, Tenom in Sabah and Sungai Kapar Besar Petaling, Sungai Selangor in Kuala Selangor and Sungat Langat in Kuala Langat, Selangor.

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In the meantime, Nadma said seven temporary evacuation centres (PPS) are currently open across the country with three of them each in Selangor and Johor and one in Kelantan.

The total number of victims involved is 658 people from 158 families.

The DID had issued the latest notice regarding preparedness for the possibility of flash floods involving four districts in three states, namely Terengganu, Pahang and Kelantan.