Indonesia – Deadly Floods and Landslides in Yogyakarta Region

At least 5 people have died in Indonesia’s Yogyakarta Region after heavy rain over the last few days triggered flash floods and landslides.

The local Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) said that the all administrative areas of the region – Yogyakarta City and Kulon Progo, Bantul, Gunung Kidul and Sleman regencies – have been affected. Over 170 homes have been damaged, along with roads and electricity lines.

The fatalities occurred after 2 landslides struck in areas of Bantul Regency. One person is reportedly still missing.

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