Flood mayhem in Malaysia, Thailand

Kampung Jal Besar in Malaysia's north-eastern town of Tumpat, in Kelantan, remained under water yesterday despite the heavy rain stopping. The east coast states are sitting out the floods that have inundated various areas, with thousands of residents
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Kampung Jal Besar in Malaysia's north-eastern town of Tumpat, in Kelantan, remained under water yesterday despite the heavy rain stopping. The east coast states are sitting out the floods that have inundated various areas, with thousands of residents still at flood relief centres. Just across the border in Thailand, torrential rain has killed eight and cut transport links in the country's south.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 07, 2017, with the headline 'Flood mayhem in Malaysia, Thailand'. Print Edition | Subscribe