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Number of flood evacuees in Pahang rises as weather worsens

Published on 4 Jan 2021 3:40:35 PM

Pahang has seen the number of flood victims rising to 7,603 people as of 8am on Monday, compared to 3,979 people the night before.

Kuantan still recorded the highest number of victims with 2,174 people, followed by Raub (1,401), Maran (943), Jerantut (878), Rompin (704), Lipis (684), Temerloh (509), Bentong (219) and Pekan (91).

The floods also claimed the first victim in the state when a staff member of the Jerantut District Forestry Department Office drowned, while his son went missing in Kampung Gintong.

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