Details of Disaster Information


Malaysia : Heavy Rain, Flood : 2017/11/05
GLIDE: FL-2017-000166-MYS  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2017/11/05
Country
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District
Malaysia
Name Heavy Rain, Flood
Outline At least seven people were killed and more than 3,500 people were evacuated in Penang following severe flash floods caused by an 18-hour storm which began on 4 November 2017.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • ASEAN 2017/11/12
    Tropical Depression 29 resulted in heavy rainfall across Penang, Kedah and Perak. Significant flooding in those states were reported. An estimated 9,543 people were displaced and had to stay in 92 evacuation centers across the states.
  • UNOCHA 2017/11/06
    At least seven people were killed and more than 3,500 people were evacuated in Penang following severe flash floods caused by an 18-hour storm which began on 4 November 2017.