At Least 5 Dead After Flash Flood in Tasikmalaya

Kristiadi    •    06 November 2018 19:59 WIB
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At Least 5 Dead After Flash Flood in Tasikmalaya
The flash flood has destroyed hundreds of homes in three districts (Photo:Medcom.id/Kristiadi)

Tasikmalaya: At least five people were killed after a flash flood in Tasikmalaya, West Java on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

"The flash flood occured at 03:00 AM Western Indonesia Time (WIB)," Tasikmalaya Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency acting head Wawan R Effendi said.

"The height of the water was around 2-3 meters," the official added.

The flash flood damaged hundreds of houses in Cipatujah, Karangnunggal and Culemega districts. It also destroyed a bridge in Ciandum village.



(WAH)