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Malaysia, Flooding in Johor State

20:55 Feb 28 2020 Kluang, Johor Baru, Pontian, and Kulai Districts

Description
Heavy rainfall has been affecting several parts of Sumatra and Java Islands (Indonesia), and southern Malaysia, since 28-29 January, causing floods and landslides.

According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), as of 31 January, the number of deaths has increased to 7 in Central Tapanuli Regency (North Sumatra Province) while 856 people have been displaced and more than 200 houses flooded in Bondowoso Regency (East Java Province).

The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) is conducting the emergency activities and provided two refugee tents, one public kitchen and one health service post in Bondowoso.

In Malaysia, more than 200 people were temporarily evacuated across Kluang, Johor Baru, Pontian, and Kulai Districts ( Johor State).

Heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast over most of Sumatra and Java Islands as well as over southern Malaysia on 1-2 February.

Heavy rain has been affecting North Sumatra Province since 28 January, causing floods.

According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), 6 people died, 3 are still missing and 22 have been injured in Central Tapanuli Regency due to the overflow of the Aek Sirahar river. At least 700 families have been affected and preventively evacuated.

The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Central Tapanuli Regency has declared a 7-day state of emergency.

Rescue and emergency teams have been deployed by the authorities to help the affected people.

For the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast over North and West Sumatra Provinces.
Additional Data
Country: Malaysia
Affected Area / Region: Kluang, Johor Baru, Pontian, and Kulai Districts

Casualties

Affected Families: 40
Affected Persons: 200
Displaced Persons: 200

Damages


Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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