For Penang

'In it together, brother'. — Twitter (@rena_rc)



AS  Penangites struggle with worsening situation, Malaysians on social media sent messages of hope northbound.

Shocking aerial view shows submerged neighbourhoods. — Bernama

#PrayForPenang and #Pray4Penang trended on Twitter last 24 hours.

Facebook activated its Safety Check feature.

Relief efforts are underway as locals deal with the impact of devastating floodwaters. 

Mainland Sungai Dua worst hit area.

Sungai Dua residents hitch a ride. — Bernama
Boats deployed to reach victims in Seberang Perai. — Images: Azinuddin Ghazali 
Hard times have left Penangites crestfallen. 
Man pulls motorcycle to mosque in Jalan Sungai Dua. 

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi touched down at Butterworth Air Force Base at 10.20am.

Gave assuring hug to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng upon arrival.

Visited:

 Guar Perahu evacuation centre in Permatang Pauh.

Evacuation centres at SK Padang Menora (Tasek Gelugor) and SK Bertam Indah (Kepala Batas).

Ahmad Zahid speaks to victim in Guar Perahu.
Army personnel distribute essentials at Taman Free School in Georgetown. — Images: Farhan Najib Yusoff
Water and blankets among basics handed out.