Details of Disaster Information


Malaysia : Flood : 2004/12/11
GLIDE: FL-2004-000144-MYS  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/12/11
Country
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District
Malaysia
Name Flood
Outline More than 4,500 people have been evacuated and at least four people drowned in the worst floods in 40 years on the east coast of peninsula Malaysia, reports and police said on 12 December.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Borneo Bulletin 2004/12/16
    Thousands of flood victims began returning home in eastern Malaysia on Wednesday, as monsoon rains eased and weather officials predicted mostly clear skies for the rest of the week.
  • BBC News 2004/12/13
    Eleven people are reported to have died and more than 10,000 have been evacuated after flooding hit the east coast of peninsula Malaysia.
  • CNN News 2004/12/13
    Vast swaths of Malaysia's eastern coast are under water in the country's worst flooding in a decade, which has left at least seven people dead and forced more than 15,000 people from their homes, officials said.
  • The Malaysia Star 2004/12/13
    The eight new drowning cases bring the total number of deaths due to floods in the three states to 11 in the past four days.
  • Channel News Asia 2004/12/12
    A number of roads in the eastern states of Terengganu, Kelantan and Pahang have been closed after being submerged following continuous heavy rainfall during the monsoon season while rail services were partly disrupted by landslides, police said.