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Abdul Kalit Atan (left) and son Muhammad Shahrul move their furniture following the heavy rain in Kampung Balai Panjang, Malaim, Malacca.
Abdul Kalit Atan (left) and son Muhammad Shahrul move their furniture following the heavy rain in Kampung Balai Panjang, Malaim, Malacca.

MALACCA: A total of 4,600 flood victims in Malacca involving 1,005 families are still being placed at 13 evacuation centres across the state as at 8am today.

State Civil Defence Department director Lieutenant Colonel Effendy Ali said Melaka Tengah district recorded the highest number of victims with 3,020 people, followed by Alor Gajah and Jasin district which recorded 1,560 and 24 victims respectively.

"Six relief centres are still open each in Melaka Tengah and Alor Gajah while only one centre still operating in Jasin," he said in a statement here today.

Effendy said three relief centres in Alor Gajah and two centres in Jasin had been closed in the last 24-hour.

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