Flood situation greatly improves

Jan 8, 2017
The flood situation has improved. Photo courtesy of Terangganu Times Facebook page

The worst appears to be over in flood-hit Kelantan and Terengganu with many more victims allowed to return to their homes tonight.

As of 9pm, there were only 836 people in flood relief centres in Kelantan as compared to 1,932 people in the afternoon.

The positive development saw schools that had to be closed, reopen except for three in Tumpat and two in Pasir Mas.

The schools are Sekolah Agama Bantuan Kerajaan (SABK) Nurul Huda Kajang Sebidang, Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Simpangan and SK Bendang Pa’ Yong in Tumpat and SABK Al Falah Siram and SK Bakong in Pasir Mas.

In Terengganu, only 204 people are still at the centres compared to 318 people in the afternoon.

Only two schools remain closed in the state, SK Guntong and SK Kampung Gemuroh in Kuala Nerus as they being used as flood relief centres. –Bernama