A Total Of 46 People Have Died In The Floods Across Selangor, Pahang & Kelantan As Today

Five victims are still missing.

Cover image via The Straits Times & New Straits Times

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As floodwaters slowly begin to recede, rescue operators are finding more and more victims across several states in the country

As of this morning, 25 December, authorities have recorded a total of 46 deaths from the floods.

Among the states, Selangor is the worst hit with the most number of deaths recorded so far.

According to Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani, Selangor has recorded 25 deaths, Pahang has recorded 18, and there have been three recorded fatalities in Kelantan.

IGP Acryl also shared that five people are still reported missing

"There are still five missing victims. We hope that they will be found soon," New Straits Times quoted him as saying at a press conference at the Taman Sri Muda police control post in Shah Alam today.

He added that the five who were still missing were all male victims in Pahang.

Meanwhile, 54,532 flood victims are seeking shelter at 334 temporary evacuation centres (PPS) in seven states in the peninsula

Pahang reported the highest number of evacuees at 29,108, followed by 23,302 victims in Selangor.

"Kelantan reported 974 evacuees, 238 in Kuala Lumpur, 292 in Negri Sembilan, 107 in Perak, and 38 in Melaka," Acryl said, adding that 68 roads are still closed, including 45 in Pahang, 14 in Selangor, five in Negeri Sembilan, and three in Kelantan.

The government will give RM10,000 bereavement aid to the next of kin for each family member who died as a result of the massive floods:

On the other hand, Rina Mohd Harun has asked people to ignore social media campaigns that seek to discourage them from donating to the government's flood relief fund, calling them "inappropriate":