In Vietnam, meanwhile, a prisoner has died after being swept away by a typhoon. One died in a storm in Sydney, Australia. Two more were seriously injured.
Houses, roads, various installations are all underwater. Vehicles kept for movement have also become useless. People in Selangor, a bustling city in Malaysia, are now scrambling to find shelter.
The western city of Selangor was the hardest hit by the floods caused by the rains that started on Friday morning. The flood victims have to move in water equal to the chest. Meanwhile, the locals are being evacuated by boat. So far, more than 15,000 people in the area have been taken to more than 100 shelters, according to local authorities.
About 6,000 workers, including members of the country’s police, army, and fire brigade, are working to rescue those trapped in the floods. A warning has been issued in the country due to incessant rains.
Meanwhile, Typhoon Rye has caused several shipwrecks in Vietnam. Several people have been killed in it. The country’s armies are building walls with sandbags in coastal areas to prevent floods.
Australia is also in the grip of natural disasters. In the midst of Sydney’s sunny weather, a sudden gust of wind and heavy rain began. Authorities said several people were killed in the storm.