Johor experiences the highest rainfall in just four days since 1991, as the flood situation in Malaysia worsens
On Sunday, the flood situation in many Malaysian states continued to worsen. Johor, which was worst hit, had more than 44.800 evacuees. The southern state is still reeling from severe flooding.
continued to worsen on Sunday (Mar 5), with worst-hit Johor registering more than 44,800 evacuees.The southern state, reeling from several days of severe heavy rain, also recorded the highest rainfall in four days since 1991.The amount of rainfall recorded at the Air Panas station in the town of Segamat for the period beginning Feb 28 until Mar 3 was 731mm - the highest compared with the highest monthly rainfall records in December 1991 and December 2006.
The reading recorded in December 1991 was 621mm a month while in December 2006 it was 599 mm.
41,000 evacuated in Malaysia as floods worsen in Johor, heavy rain affects five other states
Most cities and towns in Johor affected by the continous rains Read more at straitstimes.com. straits_times MUDA and Pejuang aren't springing into action? I thought it's for everyone? Or their social activism was really just for show? I hate hustlers.
Inaccessible roads hampering flood relief efforts in Malaysia
Nearly 41,000 people were sheltering in hundreds of relief centres all over the country. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Number of flood evacuees in Malaysia soars to nearly 49,000
The continuous rain has caused rivers to break their banks and drown villages, roads and vehicles. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Flooding worsens in four Malaysian states, Johor still worst hit
Four Malaysian states have seen flooding worsen with more than 36,000 people being evacuated to 266 temporary relief centers. The current wet weather is also a factor. According to police, 369 officers were deployed in support of flood relief operations in the states.
Johor residents rush towards relief centres when water levels rises in villages and towns
Heavy rains flooded homes and led to a spike in people seeking shelter Read more at straitstimes.com.
In Malaysia's Terengganu state, politicians banned from giving religious talks in mosques and prayer halls
KUALA LUMPUR - According to an order from Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, the Malaysian East Coast state Terengganu banned politicians preaching in mosques or surau (small prayer rooms) according to religious talks and sermons. The following is the result