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Flood forecasts in four states after continuous rain warning

Floods are expected in Kelantan and Terengganu as well as Pahang and Johor.

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The National Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (PRABN) has issued an early flood forecast from Dec 31 for Kelantan and Terengganu and Jan 1 for Pahang and Johor.

PRABN, which is under the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID), issued the forecast following an alert warning of continuous rain by the Malaysian Meteorological Department yesterday.

According to the notification, the districts in Pahang that will be hit by the floods are Maran, Temerloh, Jerantut and the surrounding areas, Kuantan (Sungai Lembing) and Rompin, while in Johor, floods may come in Mersing and the surrounding areas.

In Kelantan, the areas likely to be hit by floods are Gua Musang, Kuala Krai, Jeli, Tanah Merah, Machang and the surrounding areas, Tanah Merah (Jenob) and Pasir Mas (Rantau Panjang).

Floods are also predicted in Terengganu, in Besut, Hulu Terengganu and Dungun.

“All disaster management agencies as well as residents in the affected areas are advised to be vigilant,” PRABN said.

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