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Indonesia suffers massive flooding: half a hundred people dead, many missing

In Indonesia and East Timor floods and landslides. As a result, at least 41 people died.

This is reported by BBC and The Guardian.

The territory from the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia to neighboring East Timor was affected.

The representative of the Indonesian Agency for Mitigation of Natural Disasters Raditya Jati told that four districts and seven villages were affected. According to his data, 41 people died. Another 27 were reported missing and nine were injured.

Meanwhile, East Flores deputy regent Augustinus Payong Boli estimated that about 60 people in his municipality were killed. Most of them, 55 people, are from the village of Lemanele. This number has not yet been confirmed by Indonesian authorities.

In addition, on April 4, two people died as a result of severe flooding in the town of Bima in West Nusa Tenggara province. Dams there failed after a nine-hour downpour, flooding nearly 10,000 homes.

East Timor officials said another 11 people were killed by flooding in the capital Dili.

Recall that Australia recently experienced the worst flooding in half a century. Almost 20,000 people were forced to leave their homes.

In addition, in Italy, during the flooding as a result of heavy rains on the island of Sardinia in the town of Bitti (province of Nuoro) three people were killed, two more are missing.

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