Heavy rain in the northern part of Bali triggered a landslide on 29 January, 2019.
According to Bali’s disaster agency BPBD Bali, the landslide in Mengening Village, Kubutambahan district, Buleleng Regency, buried a house killing four people. Sixteen people were injured and required medical attention.
South Sulawesi Flood Death Toll Climbs
Meanwhile Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) said the flood waters have started to recede after the devastating flooding in South Sulawesi earlier this month.
BNPB said that, as of 27 January, BNPD the death toll had climbed to 68. Seven people were missing, 47 people injured, and 6,757 people displaced.
Over 30 houses have been washed away by the flooding, 5 buried by landslides and a further 26 heavily damaged. Almost 5,000 houses have been inundated by flood water. Ten bridges also suffered damage and over 16 km of roads were underwater. Schools and public buildings also suffered damage.
The flooding has affected 106 villages within 13 districts of Jenepoto, Maros, Gowa, Makassar-city, Soppeng, Wajo, Barru, Pangkep, Sidra, Bantaeng, Takalar, Selayar and Sinjai district.