BATU PAHAT: Residents of Batu Pahat district are advised to be vigilant for possible impacts of the current which has yet to subside and the flood phenomenon that will occur by this Sunday.
Batu Pahat district official Nasri Mohd Ali, who is also chairman of the District Disaster Committee, said the situation could lead to rising water levels in the district’s low-lying areas, particularly in Parit Raja and Sri Medan.
“As the flood waters are not yet receding and the flood situation is affecting the Loy-lying area, it may result in an increase in the number of flood victims despite the hot weather…residents are reminded to be vigilant,” he said when speaking from today Bernama was contacted.
He said that as of noon today, a total of 38,135 people from 10,683 families were still staying at 111 Temporary Relief Centers (PPS) in Batu Pahat, which is reportedly the worst-hit district by the Johor floods. –Bernama
https://www.thesundaily.my/home/residents-in-flood-hit-batu-pahit-told-to-be-alert-for-rise-in-water-level-due-to-high-tide-phenomenon-IF10733496 Residents of flood-stricken Batu Pahit should pay attention to a rise in water level due to the flood phenomenon