KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — A total of 45,489 people still remain at flood relief centres in three states as at 8 am today, with Johor still has the highest number of evacuees.
In JOHOR, the number of flood evacuees increased again to 44,937 this morning, compared to 43,667 recorded at 8 pm yesterday.
Batu Pahat remained the worst affected district with a total of 39,737 evacuees, followed by Muar (2,785), Tangkak (1,662), Segamat (706) and Mersing (47).
Eight rivers still exceed the danger level, including Sungai Batu Pahat at the Bekok Dam (Batu Pahat) at 19.70 metres (m); Sungai Muar in Bukit Kepong (Muar) at 4.33 m and Sungai Senggarang in Senggarang (Batu Pahat) at 3.53 m.
In MELAKA, the number of evacuees at five relief centres in Jasin this morning had dropped to 380 (99 families) from 438 (115 families) last night.