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Indonesia, Flooding in Pesisir Selatan, West Sumatera

17:30 Oct 30 2020 Pesisir Selatan, West Sumatera

Description
High rainfall intensity caused overflowed of Jalamu River in Pesisir Selatan Region, West Sumatera Province and triggered flooding in two sub-regions, as follows:
- Flooding in Batang Kapas Sub-region on Friday 30 October 2020 at 1730 hrs local time (GMT+7)
- Flooding in Lengayang Sub-region on Saturday 31 October 2020 at 1600 hrs local time (GMT+7)

Afected Areas:
• Lengayang Sub-region
- Kambang Timur Village
- Tabiang Tinggi Village
•Kec. Batang Kapas Sub-region
- Koto Hilie IV Village

Affected people
- No IDPs reported
- 80 families in Lengayang Sub-region affected
- The authority is still assessing the casualties and damage in Batang Kapas Sub-region

Action taken by the Local Disaster Management Authority (BPBD Pesisir Selatan)
- Conduct rapid assessment, coordinate with relevant agencies, and evacuate the affected communities.
- BPBD encourage the communities to stay alert.

Latest situation update:
- On Saturday, 31 Oktober 2020, 2210 hrs (GMT+7) rain is continuedly down with low-middle intensity.
- The flood has recede in Batang Kaps Sub-region
- The inundation level in Lengayang Sub-region has increased.

Source: BPBD Pesisir Selatan
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Pesisir Selatan, West Sumatra

Casualties

Affected Families: 80
Affected Persons: 400

Damages

Damaged houses: 80Access to early warning: Yes

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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