Flood situation in the state worsened as four more relief centres were opened in Kuala Nerus and Marang this evening compared to two in Besut and Setiu this morning. Pic by STR/ASLINA ABU BAKAR

KUALA TERENGGANU: Flood situation in the state worsened as four more relief centres were opened in Kuala Nerus and Marang this evening compared to two in Besut and Setiu this morning.

The number of victims also increased, with 211 victims at six relief centres.

State Welfare Deartment portal has stated that a relief centre in Setiu was closed today as the flood water improved.

The portal said as of 7.30 pm today, 14 people from 4 families were seeking shelter at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Nenas in Kuala Nerus.

In Marang, four relief centres namely SK Seri Payong, SK Marang, SK Pasir Putih and SK Bukit Gasing were opened this evening to cater for 175 people from 51 families who were evacuated from their houses.

In Besut, 21 people from seven families stayed at Sekolah Kebangsaan Tembila when their houses were inundated by flood water between 0.5m and 1 metre.

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