Indonesia : Flood, Landslide : 2016/09/20
|Country or District||Indonesia|
|Outline||The floods hit the Garut area, about 200 km (125 miles) southeast of Jakarta, Indonesia on 20 September 2016 after torrential rain and killed more than 20 people.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
At least 37 people have died and 20 others are still missing after flash floods and landslides struck Garut and Sumedang regencies in West Java. 858 houses were destroyed and 1,600 others were damaged.
The death toll from devastating floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 26, an official said Thursday, 22 Seotenber with hopes fading for 19 others still missing.
The flash floods killed 20 people and damaged hundreds of homes, authorities said.
Water extent and saturated soils over Garut regency, Jawa Barat province, Indonesia