Worst floods to hit Penang

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1. seven people have died due to the storm, said police. Five of them have been identified.

2. The remaining two victims are still unknown, though one of them is believed to be a Bangladeshi man who died when his home was crushed by a falling tree. One person, a resident of Bukit Tambun, is reported to be missing.

3. More than 3,500 people were evacuated from Penang, mostly on the mainland, with another 2,000 in neighbouring Kedah forced to leave their homes.

4. Winds from the storm - which the authorities said were due to Typhoon Damrey which killed at least 27 people in Vietnam.

5. The flooding in Penang is seen as Malaysia's worst since prolonged storms hit northern and eastern states from December 2014 to January 2015, claiming 21 lives and displacing up to 200,000 people, most of whom were from Kelantan and Terengganu.