Malaysian floods displace hundreds

Red alert issued for northern and eastern states as more bad weather is forecast.

    The floods have been one of the worst in the
    country's history [AFP]

    It has also warned that waves as high as 4 metres may strike the states of Perlis, Kedah, Penang and northern Perak.
     
    Four heavily populated hillside areas in the town of Miri, in the Borneo state of Sarawak, are under watch for possible landslides.

    The flooding comes weeks after the southern state of Johor experienced its worst flooding in a century, killing more than 12 people and displacing thousands, 16,000 of whom remain in relief centres.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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