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A child swims in the flood waters in Temerloh, December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic A child swims in the flood waters in Temerloh, December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic KOTA BARU, Dec 7 — The number of flood victims in Kelantan dropped to 1,796 in the evening from 1,937 this morning. 

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  • A car is submerged in Sungai Isap river in Kuantan, about 300 km (186 miles) outside Kuala Lumpur early December 6, 2013. Four states in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia have been affected by monsoon floods. — Reuters pic

  • Residents lift up their washing machine in a house at Chenor, between the border state of Pahang and Terengganu, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A rice cooker is seen at a fun fair surrounded by floodwaters at Chenor, between the border state of Pahang and Terengganu, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A women is seen drying her clothes at a fun fair in Chenor, between the border state of Pahang and Terengganu, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • Workers eat at a fun fair in Chenor, between the border state of Pahang and Terengganu, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A bumper car is seen in floodwaters at a fun fair in Chenor, between the border state of Pahang and Terengganu, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A woman, who was evacuated after monsoon floods hit, sleeps inside a relief centre at Kemaman, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A woman rests next to her baby inside a relief centre after being evacuated at Kemaman, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • An evacuee eats inside a relief centre at Kemaman, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • An evacuee sits with her children inside a relief centre at Kemaman, December 6, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A man sits on a boat in a flood affected area in Temerloh, December 7, 2013. Four states in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia have been affected by the annual monsoon floods. — Reuters pic

  • A child swims in the flood waters in Temerloh, December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • Residents are seen on a boat at a flood affected area in Temerloh, December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A resident sits in front of his house at a flood affected area in Temerloh December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A child opens the door to a house at a flood affected area in Temerloh December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic

  • A partially submerged car is seen in front of a house at a flood affected area in Temerloh December 7, 2013. — Reuters pic

According to the state government’s official portal, except for Rantau Panjang, all the flood relief centres in Kuala Krai, Machang, Tanah Merah and Pasir Puteh were completely closed due to the improving flood situation. 

In Rantau Panjang, all the victims from 664 families are temporarily housed at eight relief centres.

The water level in Sungai Golok, Rantau Panjang is receding with the reading at 9.98 metres as at 3pm today, still above the danger level of nine metres. 

The water levels in other rivers are also found to be receding with the weather in the state generally clear. — Bernama

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