Logging caused unusual flooding, say NGOs


Modified 13 Jan 2015, 12:33 am

The East Coast of Malaysia was last year struck by the worst flood in its history. It left in its wake a destruction and loss of property and afflicted victims with a host of psychological issues.

Kelantan was the worst affected, with more than 100,000 victims relocated to relief centres. Many of them had lost their homes when it was swept away by strong currents.

It is not unusual for the East Coast states to be affected by the North-East Monsoon, which occurs from November to March, every year...

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