Question: Where was the recent flooding in Indonesia?

Where was Indonesia floods?

Four people have lost their lives after landslides and floods struck in South Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. Meanwhile heavy rain has caused flooding and landslides across parts of Kalimantan, Borneo Island, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes.

Where did floods occur in 2020?

Disaster description

The India Meteorological Department issued a red warning for heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong wind in west Maharashtra, Goa, West Bengal and Sikkim States (ECHO, 3 Jul 2020). Rain and widespread flooding due to the Southwest Monsoon continue to affect most of the States of India.

When did the flooding in Indonesia start?

2020 floods

Floods occurred throughout Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, and Bekasi on the early hours of January 1, 2020, due to the overnight rain which dumped nearly 381 mm (15.0 in) — more than 3 times the average amount. The massive downpour caused the Ciliwung and Cisadane river to overflow.

What causes flood in Indonesia?

The causes of floods in Indonesia are mainly attributed to three factors: loss of tree cover, extreme weather and topography (Sulaeman, Pradana & Hamzah, 2019). However, illegal logging and mining as well as wild forest fires are some of the man-controlled causes of the loss of green spaces in Kalimantan forests.

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What disasters will happen in 2021?


  • 2021 North American Wildfire Season. November 1, 2021.
  • 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season. October 5, 2021.
  • 2021 Haiti Earthquake and Tropical Storm Grace. …
  • 2021 International Wildfires. …
  • 2021 North Indian Ocean Cyclone Season. …
  • 2021 Winter Storms. …
  • 2020 North American Wildfire Season. …
  • 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Where did floods occur in India 2021?

A series of floods took place across the Indian state of Maharashtra in 2021. As of 28 July 2021, around 251 people have died and over 100 are still missing due to floods and landslides. Thirteen districts have been affected in western Maharashtra.

What is the cause of flood in Kerala 2020?

The 2020 flood in Kerala marked the third year in a row of severe monsoon flooding.

2020 Kerala floods.

Cause Heavy rain Deforestation and slope alteration Inadequate drainage Climate Change
Deaths 104 dead, 12 missing, 40 injured
Property damage ₹19,000 crore (estimated)