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Banjir ka Bah ?



Floods hit Perlis and KedahPadi farmer Sian Cheugi,38, and his dog Dam resting at their hut surrounded by flood waters in Kampung Kubang Chenok,Jitra, Kedah. The floods have forced over 3,000 people to leave their homes in Perlis and Kedah.

Floods: More than 3,000 evacuated in Kedah and Perlis By EMBUN MAJID and MANJIT KAUR


Continuous rain causes havoc in northern states

ALOR SETAR: More than 3,000 people from some 50 villages in Kedah and Perlis have been evacuated to relief centres as non-stop rain caused havoc in the two states.

The bad weather from Sunday also forced the closure of several roads, including KM10.2 of North-South Expressway in Changlun, causing massive traffic jams on either side of the expressway on Monday.

The stretch was closed since 1pm after it was submerged under two-metre-deep floodwaters.

Signboards were put up to tell motorists plying between Bukit Kayu Hitam and Changlun to use the Changlun-Kuala Perlis highway.

In Kedah, more than 2,000 people from more than 35 villages in two districts in Kedah to been moved to relief centres.

In Perlis, 1,218 people from 17 villages were evacuated to 10 relief centres in the state.

A spokesman of Perlis Welfare Department Flood Operation Centre said that several stretches of roads were also submerged under about two metres of floodwaters, including Jalan Kaki Bukit and Jalan Titi Tinggi.

http://www.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2010/11/1/nation/20101101134344&sec=nation

 Sebahagian kenderaan terpaksa meredah banjir walaupun berhadapan risiko kereta rosak di kilometer 10 Lebuh Raya Utara Selatan menuju ke Bukit Kayu Hitam, Changloon, Kedah, semalam.

11 sekolah ditutup hari ini

KANGAR 1 Nov. - Sebelas buah sekolah di Perlis ditutup berikutan banjir yang melanda negeri ini. Pengarah Pelajaran Perlis, Mansor Lat berkata, tujuh sekolah rendah dan empat sekolah menengah yang terletak di sekitar kawasan Parlimen Padang Besar dan Arau itu ditutup kerana paras air yang semakin meningkat.

Tujuh sekolah rendah yang terbabit ialah Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Panggas, SK Bukit Keteri, SK Arau, SK Padang Melangit, SK Santan, SK Tengku Budriah dan SJK(C) Hua Aik, katanya kepada Bernama di sini, malam ini.

Empat sekolah menengah yang turut ditutup ialah Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Agama (SMKA) Arau, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Datuk Sheikh Ahmad, SMK Arau dan Sekolah Menengah Agama (SMA) Al-Madrasah Al-Alawiyah Addiniah, Arau.

Mansor berkata, kesemua sekolah terbabit hanya akan ditutup esok dan keputusan sama ada tempoh penutupan itu akan dilanjutkan bergantung kepada keadaan banjir.

"Pada masa ini kami hanya buat keputusan untuk menutup sekolah-sekolah itu esok," katanya.

Bagaimanapun, beliau tidak menyatakan jumlah pelajar dan guru yang terbabit dengan penutupan sekolah itu.

Sebanyak tujuh buah sekolah telah dijadikan pusat pemindahan banjir termasuk SK Titi Tinggi, SMK Datuk Jaafar Hassan dan SK Batu Bertangkup.

Hujan yang berlaku sejak lebih 24 jam lalu berlarutan sehingga malam ini dan pasukan penyelamat melakukan rondaan bagi tugas menyelamat di kawasan-kawasan terbabit.



http://www.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2010&dt=1102&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Utara&pg=wu_01.htm



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