At least five people were killed in severe floods in the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi, said on Monday, the newspaper Jakarta Post.
According to the Office for Disaster Reduction (BPBD) province, many government agencies, schools, hospitals and homes in nine districts and cities of South Sulawesi after continuing for several days of heavy rains flooded risen water, the height of which in some places reaches two meters . Flooding also disrupted road links between the districts and Maros Bone and the provincial capital city of Makassar.
"We are collecting data on the number of houses flooded flooding, and the damage done," — said the head of the South Sulawesi BPBD Mappagio (Mappagio).
According to the Deputy Provincial Governor Agus Arifin Numanga (Agus Arifin Numang), for the evacuation of the revelry of elements from isolated areas, local authorities will have to resort to the naval forces of the country.