Overall Green alert Flood
in Malaysia

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101876
Death: 0
Displaced: 5696
Countries: Malaysia
From - To 27 Feb - 02 Mar


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Malaysia - Floods, update (ECHO 06 Mar 2023)Mon, 06 Mar 2023 12:06

  • Southern Malay Peninsula continues to be affected by heavy rainfall and widespread floods, resulting in evacuations and damage. The most affected Staes are Johor, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Selangor.
  • According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), as of 5 March at 22.00 UTC, almost 53,000 people have been displaced and sheltered in 303 evacuation centres.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate rain with isolated thunderstorms is forecast over parts of southern peninsular Malaysia.
Peninsular Malaysia, Late February to Early March 2023Floods prompted evacuations in the state of Johor from late 28 February 2023. Several rivers broke their banks after more than 600 mm of rain in 48 hours. As of 01 March heavy rain was also reported in parts of Pahang state.Wed 1 Mar 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),