Flood As a consequence of the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, heavy rains poured Mindanao. The situation has triggered flooding in Maguindanao. Based on the latest report of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, 21 municipalities in Maguindanao Province were affected by flood. Nearly 303,000 people were reportedly affected by this situation.
After battered by heavy rain, flash flood hit and inundated Hulu Langat, Selangor State and Batang Padang, Perak State. In Hulu Langat, 98 families or 398 people were evacuated by the local disaster response authority. Four evacuation centres were also established to serve the evacuees.
Meanwhile in Batang Padang, 12 families/48 people were also evacuated. One evacuation centre was set up to accommodate the evacuees.
Affected Families: 108
Affected Persons: 446
Thunderstorm accompanied with strong wind battered Penaga in Penang. The thunderstorm damaged 100 houses in 12 areas in Penaga which included Taman Penaga, Bakar Kapur, Kampung Pasir Gebu, Kuala Muda and Permatang Rawa.
The local authority conducted the damage assessment and advised the residents to report any damage to the authority so that assistance can be provided in time.
Affected Area / Region: Penaga
Affected Houses: 100
Flood submerged Siak District, Riau Province. The local authority estimated that the flood submerged 800 houses in Kampung Tualang, Perawang, Pinang Sebatang and Perawang Barat villages.
The Disaster Management Authority of Siak (BPBD) has responded the situation by setting up seven post commands to help the flood victims. Food and relief supplies were also distributed to the victims.
Affected Area / Region: Riau
Affected Houses: 800