1.02.11.Chislo flood victims in Malaysia rose to four people, forced to leave their homes for about 50,000 Malaysians, according to local media on Tuesday.
Earlier reported the deaths of two women whose cars were swept away by rivers spill. Another person was missing, according to the website of the newspaper Star.
In the Malaysian state of Johor, in the extreme south of the peninsula of Malacca three rivers that overflowed because of the five-days of heavy rains cut off from the outside world Segamat town, given to the national news agency Bernama.
Authorities estimate the current disaster in the area as more dangerous than what happened in 2006, which killed 17 people, and immediately establishing the supply of the affected areas by air, transfers SalamNews quoting RIA Novosti.
In Tuesday night disaster swept not only the state of Malacca, Negri Sembilan and Pahang in the southern part of the peninsula of Malacca, and Sabah in the north of the island of Borneo. In some areas, the water level reaches two meters, disrupted road and rail links, to prevent short-circuit power supply is turned off.
The Malaysian government has ordered the armed forces to mobilize all personnel and equipment to assist in the mass evacuation. Meanwhile, Malaysian meteorologists expect the heavy rains will continue until at least February 6, in connection with which the situation will worsen.
Last November, the floods caused by heavy monsoon rains also forced to leave their homes, tens of thousands of inhabitants of the northern states of Malaysia and disrupted rail links with neighboring Thailand.
JAKARTA, Jan. 31 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov. Two people died and nearly 30,000 were forced to leave their homes due to flooding in the Malaysian state of Johor, in the extreme south of the peninsula of Malacca, reported Monday on the website of the newspaper Star.
As stated by the Chief Minister of Abdutsl Ghani Othman (Abdul Ghani Othman), at this point, 28.9 thousand people were evacuated, which are available in 200 evakotsentrah.
The three rivers over the banks due to heavy rains, surrounded the town Segamat, turning it into an island. The situation is most serious in the state capital of Johor Bahru and in Kluang, their communication with the capital has been lost.
Meanwhile, it is expected that by the evening of Monday and Tuesday, the situation will worsen, said the chief minister. Now dzhohorskie authorities oversee five other rivers, which also threatens to overflow.
Last November, the floods caused by heavy monsoon rains, were forced to leave their homes, tens of thousands of residents of four northern states of Malaysia and disrupted rail links with neighboring Thailand.