Segamat and Kota Tinggi folks stranded by floods
FLOODS worsened in the southern states, with the main roads leading into Kota Tinggi and Segamat in Johor cut off by rising waters since morning.
More than 45,000 people in Johor, Malacca, Negri Sembilan and Pahang have been evacuated.
Some 200 Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) substations in Johor have been shut down, leaving over 3,500 premises without electricity.
Railway services to the south have been cancelled until further notice.
Certain areas in Segamat had their water supply cut off after three treatment plants were closed.
According to the Meteorological Department, more downpours are expected over the next few days.
The rain-lashed states: Reports from Johor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Pahang, Terengganu.
SEGAMAT: With Segamat district completely submerged, the town has been cut off even as more prepare for evacuation around Johor.