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In pictures: Floods hit Malaysia

Villagers wade through flood waters in Johor, southern Malaysia

A second wave of flooding in southern Malaysia has forced more than 90,000 people to flee their homes.

A child swims while residents ride their motorbikes out of rising flood waters

More torrential rain is forecast in the state of Johor, which borders Singapore. Some 355 relief centres have been set up to shelter the unprecedented number of evacuees.

A flood relief volunteer prepares to evacuate senior village resident in Johor

The floods have cut off several major roads, so rescue teams are using boats to reach those stranded in remote villages.

Army personnel build a temporary bridge over the Sembrong River in Johor state

The army is working to keep as many transport routes open as possible. Here they can be seen constructing a temporary bridge over the swollen Sembrong River in Kluang.

A villager shuttles food and provisions at a flooded village in Johor state

Water and power supplies have been cut off, and there are unconfirmed reports of two deaths from leptospirosis, a water-borne disease spread through rat, dog and cattle urine.

A villager in his boat in Johor, southern Malaysia

The new floods come as many were returning home from shelters following the first round of flooding in December in which at least 17 people died.




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14 Jan 07 |  Asia-Pacific



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