Indonesia continues to fill

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January 27, 2013. January 15 Indonesia hit torrential rains that caused severe flooding. 11 people died and more than 18,000 Indonesians had to be evacuated.

Last Thursday in the city of Bandar Lampung in Sumatra because of high winds and flooding collapsed walls, wall pad for mini-soccer. As a result, two children were killed on their way home after the game, says "Jakarta Post".

The main transport arteries of the city were paralyzed after leaving the shores of the river Wai-Kuripan. The height of the water reached five feet. In some areas of Bandar Lampung flood level was so high that about 2,700 houses disappeared under the water.

The city of Port Numbay in northern Indonesian island of New Guinea landslide, also triggered by heavy rains. It was destroyed one house, which killed four children.

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Source: News Gismeteo

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