Indonesia | Flood | 13/July/2020

The Jakarta Post- Heavy rainfall since Sunday caused three rivers – the Masamba, Rongkong and Mely – to overflow. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported on Tuesday that the flooding affected 4,930 families across six districts, namely Masamba, Sabbang, Baebunta, South Baebunta, Malangke and West Malangke.The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has predicted rain will continue to fall in the region until Thursday and urged residents to watch out for more flooding. Hundreds of houses and public facilities are buried under 3-5 meters of mud. Access to the villages of Masamba and Radda is also blocked by mud to a depth of 2 meters.The blocked access has not only hindered the evacuation process but also the distribution of logistics and aid.

Indonesia | Flood | 08/May/2020

JAKARTA – Floods hit six villages in a number of sub-districts in the city of Banda Aceh on Friday (8/5) this morning, around 07.00 WIB. The Aceh Disaster Management Agency (BPBA) reports that rain with high intensity triggered the flood. Until 10:15 WIB, puddles have not subsided. Areas affected by the floods are in Lampaseh and Merduati villages in Kuta Raja sub-district, Blang Oi village in Meuraksa sub-district, Neusi and Peuniti villages in Baiturrahman sub-district and Batoh in Leung Bata sub-district. BPBA reports that the local government is still collecting data on impacts, victims and conditions on the ground. Raditya Jati Head of BNPB’s Disaster Data, Information and Communication Center

Indonesia | Flood | 25/February/2020

Heavy rain that flushed Jakarta since monday night caused a number of areas affected by flooding , including the area around the National Monument (Monas), Central Jakarta. Based on information from the Twitter account@TMCPoldaMetro until 07.00 WIB this morning, water as high as 20-30 centimeters (cm) inundated Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur in the direction of East Monas, precisely in front of the Pertamina building. As a result, traffic around the area has stalled.

Indonesia | Flood | 01/January/2020

Beginning of the new year 2020 most of the Greater Jakarta area was surrounded by floods after high-intensity rain occurred since Tuesday (31/12). Based on an early warning report on weather forecasts issued by the Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) previously, the Jabodetabek area is expected to rain with medium to high intensity at the end of the year to the beginning of the year.