More than 21,000 people displaced by floods in Malaysia – state media

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – More than 21,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to flooding caused by torrential rains in Malaysia, state news agency Bernama said on Sunday. Perak was the latest state to be hit by floods, with flooding worsening in six other states. “Altogether, more than 21,000 people had been evacuated from their flooded homes to relief centres by noon,” the news agency reported. Over 11,000 people were driven from their homes on Saturday, as heavy rainfall that started Friday morning caused dozens of road closures and disrupted shipping. Prime Minister Ismail Sabr…

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