Flood-hit Batu Pahat residents told to be on alert

RESIDENTS in the Batu Pahat district are advised to be alert for possible effects of the current, which has yet to subside, and also due to the high tide phenomenon expected to last until Sunday.

Batu Pahat district officer Nasri Mohd Ali, who is also the District Disaster Committee chairman said the situation may cause a rise in water levels in the low-lying areas in the district, especially Parit Raja and Sri Medan.