Landslide affects nine houses forcing families to flee in Negri Sembilan, Malaysia
A landslide in Kampung Panchor here Wednesday night has affected nine houses and forced three families out of their homes while six more houses risked being affected as well, according to the Negri Sembilan Fire and Rescue Service.
The occupants of the other houses have been advised to evacuate as well for their safety, said its director Norazam Khamis Thursday.
A tree had also fallen on one of the houses, he added.
“We are monitoring the situation at the village round the clock and will do so over the next two or three days,” he told Bernama.
Norazam said the fire and rescue service was alerted to the landslide at 7.17pm and 22 personnel from the Senawang, Seremban and Seremban 2 fire and rescue stations were sent there immediately.
He also said that a meeting would be held with the district office and relevant agencies for follow-up action.
He advised people who had knowledge of earth movement in their areas to move out of their homes immediately.