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Terengganu floods worsen, over 10,000 evacuated

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

KUALA TERENGGANU: The floods in Terengganu have worsened with the number of flood victims in the state increasing to 10,770 on Wednesday.

At 6pm Tuesday, six districts – Hulu Terengganu, Besut, Setiu, Kemaman, Dungun and Marang – recorded more than 4,000 evacuees after low-lying areas were inundated.

The evacuees from 3,170 families were transferred to 125 relief centres in these districts.

Besut recorded the highest number of evacuees with 4,170 victims, followed by Hulu Terengganu with 3,628 victims.

As of Tuesday night, 10 rivers had also breached the danger level.

Source by: Internet

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