Indonesia flood

Updated: 11/9/2018 3:48:17 AM
Disaster agency officials have warned of additional heavy rainfall in Sumatra over the next two weeks which may lead to further flooding and landslides. Lingering transportation disruptions are to be expected in the affected provinces in the near-term.
Source: DORRIS

Published Wednesday, November 7, 2018

At least 4 people have been killed over the past 4 days in Indonesian provinces of West Sumatra and West Java after heavy rain caused severe flooding and landslides.

First flood reports started coming in on November 2 from areas around Padang, West Sumatra where rivers broke their banks and floods inundated around 1 400 homes in the districts of Pauh, Lubuk Kilangan, Lubuk Begalung and Koto Tangah. At least 3 homes have been completely destroyed as well as 2 bridges.

Flooding hit West Java provinces districts of Cipatujah and Karangnunggal on November 5 and 6.
Source: DORRIS