JAKARTA, Apr 5 (NNN-ANTARA) – The death toll of the flash floods in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara, stood at 41 yesterday, with 27 people still missing, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said, at a press conference last night.
Spokesman of Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Raditya Jati, said that, at least nine people were injured.
Floodwaters destroyed roads and bridges in several areas of the province’s East Flores district.
The country’s Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), said that, extreme weather, such as heavy rains, strong winds and huge waves may occur in parts of Indonesia, including West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara provinces.
Earlier, officials said 44 people were killed in the disaster.– NNN-ANTARA
Source: NAM News Network