14,000 people flee homes due, as flood creates havoc in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur: Almost 14,000 people were forced to flee their homes due to floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Malaysia.
Muhammad Helmi Abdullah, the meteorological department’s weather forecast director, warned that there could be more rain in Terengganu, Pahang and southern Johor state in the next few days.
“We expect intermittent rain to heavy showers in (some parts of) the states,” he said.
The northeast monsoon season would last until March and the affected states could experience at least three more “heavy rain” episodes, he added.
Meanwhile a 36-year-old woman drowned after she slipped and fell into a rain-swollen river in Terengganu state on Tuesday while fishing in a water-logged area, media reported.
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