Death toll from Jakarta landslides and flash floods reaches 60

Asia Pacific Jan 5, 2020

Death toll from Jakarta landslides and flash floods reaches 60

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia's capital, and rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged a dozen districts in ...

Nine dead, thousands caught in flooding in Jakarta

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2020

Nine dead, thousands caught in flooding in Jakarta

Severe flooding hit Indonesia's capital as residents were celebrating the New Year's, killing at least nine people, displacing thousands and forcing the closure of a domestic airport. Tens of thousands of revelers in Jakarta were soaked by torrential rains as they waited for New Year's ...