Raining for a whole night, Jakarta can’t bear the volume: Flood

Jakarta’s Disaster Mitigation Agency recorded 49 flood prone spots in the city. Twenty-two of those are in Central Jakarta where the main business district, Istana Negara and City Hall are located.

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In some areas in West Jakarta, floods have reached 60 cm deep.

Jakarta’s Disaster Mitigation Agency recorded 49 flood prone spots in the city. Twenty-two of those are in Central Jakarta where the main business district, Istana Negara and City Hall are located.

People have been seen waddling in calf and knee high deep waters around the National Monument. So far, bus operations at four TransJakarta corridors have been disrupted.

Authorities warn rain will continue until late Monday night and the coming days.

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency reported Jakarta and its surrounding satellite cities are entering the peak of the rainy season this week. Heavy rains will last up to the third week of February.

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