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Number of flood evacuees drops in Pahang, Selangor, Perak, Kelantan

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 22 — A total of 63,649 people were at 413 flood relief centres in seven states as of noon today, with the number of evacuees dropping in Pahang, Selangor, Perak and Kelantan and remaining unchanged in Melaka and Terengganu.

In Pahang, State Disaster Management Committee Secretariat reported that the number of evacuees decreased slightly to 38,810 from 42,529 this morning.

The evacuees are being accommodated at 285 relief centers in nine districts.

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The Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has forecast thunderstorms this evening in some areas in Cameron Highlands, Lipis, Raub, Jerantut, Bentong, Temerloh, Maran, Kuantan, Bera and Rompin.

The main expressway concessionaire in Pahang, ANIH Bhd reported that the Bentong to Karak route on the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway and the Chenor to Karak route on the East Coast Expressway Phase 1 (LPT1) are not yet passable for both directions.

NMT as reported by Bernama