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Malaysia: Seven states hit by floods; 50 dead, thousands forced to evacuate

Seven states in Malaysia were hit by floods on Sunday and thousands of people were evacuated, taking the total affected by heavy rain in the past two weeks to more than 125,000, the National Disaster Management Agency said. The agency said in a statement that Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Johor, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan and Sabah were […]

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Thousands displaced, several dead after monsoon rains bring worst floods in decades

Floods in Malaysia’s east coast after monsoon rains left at least six people dead and 50,000 people displaced. The region experiences flooding and mass evacuations during the rainy season every year, but those in the affected areas said this year is the worst in decades. The floods are being described as the worst floods in […]