Perak floods: Number of evacuees rises to almost 400


IPOH: The number of flood victims in Perak continues to increase, with the latest toll standing at 378 people, as of last night.

According to a statement from the state Disaster Management Committee secretariat, Kerian district has the highest number of victims at 193 people from 46 families, who are being sheltered at Dewan Orang Ramai Lalang.

The number of evacuees at Dewan Orang Ramai Kampung Alor Setanggok remains at 89 people from 17 families.

The statement added that 96 people from 23 families are still housed at the Kelip-Kelip Kampung Dew surau in Larut, Matang and Selama districts. -- BERNAMA