KANGAR: The number of flood victims evacuated to relief centres in Perlis has risen to 470 at noon today from 350 this morning.
They were placed in 13 relief centres in which six centres were in Padang Besar, four in Arau and three in Kangar.
The Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail was on hand to visit the flooded areas and meet victims at relief centres, accompanied by his wife Tuanku Hajah Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil.
He also visited two flood-hit schools, namely Sekolah Kebangsaan Tengku Budriah and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Datuk Sheikh Ahmad in Arau. - Bernama