There have been torrential downpours which triggered flash floods and mudslides in villages in Indonesia.
There has been an estimated reported deaths of about 75persons as given by authorities.
Yesterday, the country was hit by an earthquake, which triggered a landslide that hit a popular waterfall on the tourist island of Lombok, killing
Authorities say that the combination of natural factors and human activities has caused this fatal disaster,”
Floodwaters and landslides destroyed roads and bridges in several areas of Papua province’s Jayapura district following days of torrential rains, hampering rescue efforts.
About 79 bodies had been pulled from the mud and wreckage of crumpled homes as
Rescuers evacuated more than 4,200 people to temporary shelters as more than 600 houses and buildings were damaged and submerged.have showed hundreds of rescuers and members of the police and military evacuating residents to shelters at a government office. Others were carrying bodies in black and orange body bags. Ambulances and vehicles were seen carrying victims on muddy roads to several clinics and hospitals.