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Malaysia : Flood : 2005/12/18

GLIDE:  FL-2005-000210-MYS

Duration 2005/12/18
Country or District Malaysia
Name Flood
Outline Flooding in northern Malaysia has left at least four people dead and more than 10,000 people homeless, reports said on Monday, while officials warned the region could be hit by a tropical storm this week.
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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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New Straits Times 2005/12/21
Kedah and Perlis are facing their worst floods in 30 years, with more than 16,000 people relocated to 113 evacuation centres in both States since last Saturday. Two-thirds of Perlis and most of northern Kedah have been inundated by non-stop rain over a three-day period since last Friday. The floods have destroyed an estimated 25,000ha of padi fields in Muda Agricultural Development Authority (Mada) areas in Kedah and Perlis and non-Mada areas. Losses are estimated at over RM81 million.

Khaleej Times 2005/12/19
Floods in northern Malaysia kill four as thousands evacuated