The loss of life toll from the catastrophic floods in Malaysia has risen to 41

Death toll rises to 41 in Malaysia, with eight still missing

Earlier, 27 people were reported dead in the floods. At present, 26 men, 13 women and two children have been killed in the floods. “Of the 41 deaths, 25 were in Selangor, 15 in Pahang and one in Kelantan,” said Inspector General of Police Tan Akril Sani Abdullah Sani.

The Malaysian Meteorological Department said heavy rains and thunderstorms were expected in the coastal states of Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan on Saturday. Floods are common in Malaysia during the rainy season, but the torrential rains that hit the eastern part of the country on December 17 continued until December 19.Photo: Agency


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