IPOH: The number of flood victims in Perak dropped to 6,412 people from 1,751 families tonight, compared to 6,653 people reported this evening.

A State National Security Council spokesperson said the remaining victims were placed in 42 relief centres in the districts of Hulu Perak, Kuala Kangsar, Perak Tengah, Manjung and Hilir Perak.

The number of victims at the Perak Tengah district came down to 4,856 people, and Kuala Kangsar also saw a reduction with 413 victims left, while in Hulu Perak, it remained at 725 victims, Hilir Perak (272), and Manjung (146).--BERNAMA