Widespread flooding affects 60 000 people in West Java, Indonesia

Widespread flooding affects 60 000 people in West Java, Indonesia

Widespread flooding has affected nearly 60 000 residents of Bandung Regency in West Java Indonesia. Figures from the meteorological agency show that the city registered 76.8 mm (3 inches) of rain in a 24-hour period to Tuesday, May 25, 2021, which is nearly half the…

At least 12 killed, 18 injured as two large landslides hit Java, Indonesia

At least 12 killed, 18 injured as two large landslides hit Java, Indonesia

At least 12 people have been killed and 18 others injured after two landslides caused by heavy rain hit West Java Province, Indonesia on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The death toll is preliminary as of Sunday morning, January 10. The landslides took place in West…

Major floods submerge 22 000 homes in West Java, Indonesia

Major floods submerge 22 000 homes in West Java, Indonesia

Major flooding affecting West Java, Indonesia since April 30, 2020, submerged 21 888 houses — affecting up to 81 088 residents — in five sub-districts of Bandung District, according to the West Java Disaster Mitigation (BPBD). The flood-hit areas are Dayeuhkolot,…

Large sinkhole opens near homes in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia

Large sinkhole opens near homes in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia

A very large sinkhole opened in a rice field near homes in Kadudampit District of Indonesian Sukabumi Regency, West Java on April 28, 2019. The formation of the sinkhole was accompanied by a loud rumble, reportedly heard 150 m (500 feet) away. It's currently 12…