Twenty-nine dead as torrential rain triggers floods, landslides in Indonesia

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of disease. More than a dozen people were missing after the rain hit the province of Bengkulu, on the southwest side of Sumatra, on Friday… Read More Twenty-nine dead as torrential rain triggers floods, landslides in Indonesia

Dozens dead, thousands displaced as floods, landslides hit Indonesian island of Sulawesi

At least 68 people have been killed and nearly 7,000 forced to take refuge in emergency shelters after floods, landslides and a tornado battered the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in the past week, authorities said on Sunday. Rescue teams were still looking for seven missing people, while 47 had been injured during the devastation that… Read More Dozens dead, thousands displaced as floods, landslides hit Indonesian island of Sulawesi