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Rescue workers say Indonesian flood survivors dehydrated, Malaysia hit by heavy storms

Rescue workers say Indonesian flood survivors dehydrated, Malaysia hit by heavy storms

Rescuers reaching remote Indonesian villages for the first time since weeklong rains triggered floods and landslides said Friday that survivors are dehydrated and in desperate need of medical attention. The number of people killed stood at 126, with more than 400,000 displaced.
In neighboring Malaysia, which is experiencing its most severe weather in a century, authorities found the body of a 14-year-old boy floating in a flood-swollen canal, bringing the tally of dead to 11. Nearly 90,000 have been displaced in Malaysia, where flood waters have caused nearly US$20 million (


Updated : 2021-07-29 01:40 GMT+08:00