Thousands evacuated as floods hit Malaysia

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Thousands of people were moved to relief centres yesterday as torrential rain caused flooding in many parts of Malaysia. Segamat district in Johor state was the worst hit, with over 6,000 people fleeing their homes and some roads covered in water up to 1m high. 

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 26, 2017, with the headline 'Thousands evacuated as floods hit Malaysia'. Print Edition | Subscribe