Flood Hits Several Regions in Indonesia

Flood hit several regions in Indonesia
Heavy rainfall in areas of Indonesia since 03 November 2017 has caused flooding and landslides in several provinces, according to the country's Disaster Prevention Agency (BNPB). At least 9 deaths have been attributed to the heavy rain. Over 3,000 people have been affected by flooding.

On 09 November 5 people died in a landslide in South Ogan Komering Ulu Regency, South Sumatra. Around 20 others were injured.

In Central Java a building collapsed in Tegal Regency as a result of heavy rain, also on 09 November. At least 4 people were killed and 5 were injured.

Between 03 and 09 November over 3,000 homes have suffered flood damage in Bandung regency in West Java province, Aceh Singkil district in Aceh province and areas around Medan City in North Sumatra province. Flooding has been reported in areas of Mahakam Ulu Regency in East Kalimantan in the last 24 hours.

Flooding also affected parts of neighbouring Malaysia between 03 and 08 November, where 7 people died and 10,000 were displaced.