Malaysia floods: At least 3 dead, over 30,000 evacuated | JPNN.us

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Malaysia floods: At least 3 dead, over 30,000 evacuated | JPNN.us

Malaysia floods: At least 3 dead, over 30,000 evacuated | JPNN.us

a bird’s eye view of this palm oil plantation would normally reveal a vast field of green instead it looks like a muddy river slaves of malaysia including johor state are covered in flood waters after the heavy rains that began last weekend some villages like pucho village are still cut off reachable only by boat people here say they barely had time to get away from the rising waters we managed to take our important documents and some clothes not much else the water rose so quickly we had to get up fast they’ve also lost their only supply of clean water after flood waters contaminated the well across the country tens of thousands of people have been evacuated living in schools and community centers

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Malaysia floods: At least 3 dead, over 30,000 evacuated | JPNN.us

i thank god we’re all alive me my family my grandkids it doesn’t matter if we lose our stuff they’re just things what’s important is that we’re all alive with flood waters receding so slowly and rain forecast to continue many will be unable to return home for days it’s not just homes that have been damaged but livelihoods behind me is a vegetable farm it’s completely submerged the crops have been destroyed and farmers say they don’t know when they can begin replanting the floods caused by the northeast monsoon which usually runs from november to february are an annual occurrence although the severity varies from year to year florence louis al jazeera clung district johor malaysia

credit by: morgan center library and Al jazeera  on youtube

 

 

 

 

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