The number of flood victims at relief centres (PPS) in Terengganu and Pahang continued to rise as of 8am today, while dropping in Kelantan and remaining stable in Johor and Terengganu.
In Terengganu, the secretariat for the state disaster management committee (JPBN) said the number of flood victims continued to increase from 36,009 at midnight to 36,231 this morning.
A total of 9,739 families are still sheltering at 256 PPS in eight flood-affected districts, namely Kemaman, Besut, Dungun, Hulu Terengganu, Setiu, Kuala Nerus, Kuala Terengganu and Marang.
In Pahang, the JPBN secretariat said the number of flood victims showed a slight increase to 35 people at the SK Sungai Ular PPS in Kuantan, from 30 people yesterday.
In Kelantan, the JPBN secretariat said the number of flood victims dropped to 30,115 people this morning, from 30,551 last night. They are being accommodated at 119 PPS in nine districts: Pasir Mas, Tanah Merah, Kuala Krai, Pasir Puteh, Jeli, Kota Bharu, Bachok, Tumpat and Machang.
In Johor, the JPBN secretariat said the number of flood victims remained at 48 people this morning, at two PPS in Segamat. Thirty-four of them are at the Balai Raya Kampung Batu Badak PPS and 14 others at the Kampung Tasek community hall.
According to the Drainage and Irrigation Department, the water level of four rivers in the state is still at the alert level: Sungai Muar, Buloh Kasap in Segamat at 8.49m, Sungai Sembrong at Empangan Sembrong (10.02m); Sungai Ayer Hitam at Kampung Paya Embun (4.77m) and Sungai Endau, Kampung Labong in Mersing (1.12m).
In Perak, the number of flood victims this morning remained at 26 people from 12 families at the PPS at SK Sungai Tiang Darat in Bagan Datuk.