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Heavy rain in Johor: Near 4,000 victims pressured into flood reduction centres

The Malaysian Meteorological Division (MetMalaysia) forecasted on Wednesday morning that steady heavy rain is predicted in Johor for the day.

The division has issued a warning for excessive heavy rain within the districts of Segamat, Kluang, Mersing, Kulai, Kota Tinggi and Johor Bahru, whereas heavy rain is anticipated within the districts of Tangkak, Muar, Batu Pahat and Pontian. 

Final month, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who’s the Central Catastrophe Administration Committee chairman, referred to as for instant long-term measures to resolve the nation’s flood drawback, together with holistic flood mitigation tasks. 

Ahmad Zahid mentioned that such flood administration efforts, when accomplished, may guarantee good long-term flood administration till 2100.

Floods are an annual phenomenon in Malaysia as a result of northeast monsoon that brings heavy rain from November to March.

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