KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Heavy rain and flooding are expected in Peninsula Malaysia’s east coast states of Kelantan and Terengganu, in the coming days, with authorities yesterday, warning those at risk, to take precautions.
Those in high-risk areas have also been asked to comply with instructions from the authorities, as federal disaster relief agencies take steps to prepare for severe continuous rains, Deputy Prime Minister, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said in a statement.
“I hope that this flood situation can be avoided and that it will not lead to loss of lives and damage to property,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Malaysian Meteorological Department said in a statement that, the state of Terengganu is expected to face severe weather events statewide, while many areas in Kelantan state will be affected. Other states expected to be affected include Kedah, Perak, Pahang and the northern Borneo state of Sabah.– NNN-BERNAMA