7 months Indonesia floodings death toll rises to 31 Manilatimes |World
BENGKULU, Indonesia: Floods sparked by torrential rains had killed 31 people in Indonesia, with a dozen more still missing, officials said Monday, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation. Landslides and floods are common, especially during the monsoon season between October and April, when rains lash the vast Southeast Asian archipelago. On Monday, Indonesia’s disaster agency confirmed 31 deaths and said at least 13 more people were missing after days of pounding storms on the island of Sumatra.
. Bengkulu, Bengkulu Province, Indonesia: A man tries to dry out his belongings as his home sits surrounded by floodwaters ... more