Indonesia – 2 Dead, Hundreds of Homes Damaged in Flash Floods in West Nusa Tenggara

At least 2 people died in flash floods in West Nusa Tenggara province of central Indonesia on Sunday 19 November.

Spokesman of national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said via Social Media that the flash floods affected 2,280 people in 15 different villages of East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara province.

As many as 367 homes and 14 bridges were damaged.

Flood Summary

Last updated: November 20, 2017
Event
West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, November 2017
Date
November 19, 2017
Type
Flash flood
Cause
Extreme rainfall

Locations

Lombok Timur

Magnitude

Rainfall level
46 mm in 24 hours
Lombok International Airport - November 19 to November 20, 2017
Rainfall level
37 mm in 24 hours
Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport, Sumbawa Besar - November 18 to November 19, 2017

Damages

Fatalities
2 people
Lombok Timur - November 19 to November 20, 2017
Buildings damaged
367 buildings
Lombok Timur - November 19 to November 20, 2017
Also 14 bridges damaged
Affected
2,280
Lombok Timur - November 19 to November 20, 2017

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