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Flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor, 113 dead

At least 113 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor on Sunday. Torrential rain sparked widespread destruction in the South East Asian neighbours, with water from overflowing dams submerging thousands of homes. The affected area stretches from Flores island in eastern Indonesia to East Timor. In Indonesia alone, 86 […]

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44 dead, dozens displaced as heavy rains trigger floods in Indonesia

Floods kill at least 41 people in Indonesia’s Flores island on Sunday, the disaster management agency BNPB said, and at least 3 more were reported killed in neighbouring East Timor. “Dozens of houses were buried in mud in Lamanele village… residents’ houses washed away by the flood,” Raditya Jati, a BNPB spokesman said in a […]