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Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers. ― Google

Capital: Kuala Lumpur

Dialing code: +60

Currency: Malaysian ringgit

Population: 32.37 million (2020) World Bank

Prime minister: Ismail Sabri Yaakob

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A landslide occurred on the late evening of 15 December in Batang Kali Town (Selangor state, Peninsular Malaysia), approximately 50 km north-east of Kuala Lampur capital city.

According to the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), 16 people have died and 17 others are missing as search and rescue operations continue. Authorities have rescued more than 60 individuals. 

On 16-17 December, light to locally moderate rainfall with thunderstorms is forecast over Selangor state.

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      Affected Persons
  16
        Deaths

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