Floods Destroy or Damage Thousands of Homes in Java, Leave Dozens Dead or Missing
Posted by feww on June 19, 2016
Deadly floods, landslides wreak havoc across central Java, Indonesia
Dozens of people were killed and dozens more were reported missing in floods and landslides that hit 16 districts in Central Java, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said.
“The natural disasters were triggered by heavy rain which fell since Saturday afternoon until mid night,” the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said
Floods and landslides in Central Java have severely affected the following areas: Purworejo, Banjarnegara, Kendal, Sragen, Purbalingga, Banyumas, Sukoharjo, Kebumen, Wonosobo, Pemalang, Klaten, Magelang, Wonogiri, Cilacap, Karanganyar and Kota Solo, Antara reported.