AFTERMATH KELANTAN

by Shahir Omar

The heavy monsoon rains started sometime around 17 December 2014 and lasted till the end of the month, displacing more than 200, 000 people and killing 21. The east cost states usually have it the worst and last year was no different as Kelantan saw the worst flood in history that forced more than 3,000 people out of their homes, with Sungai Kelantan’s water levels reaching up to 34.17 meters. The danger level of the the river is said to be 25 meters. According to Berita Harian, the damages cost by the floods in Kelantan alone would cost up to RM200 million. Hundreds of peoples lost their home but not hope.