Indonesia - Floods (AHA Centre, BMKG) (ECHO Daily Flash of 08 June 2020)

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On 3-5 June, flooding was reported across several areas of Central Java Province, leading to damage.

According to ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre), 2 villages were inundated along the north coast of the Java Sea in Tegal City, damaging 187 houses and affecting 1,335 people. Flooding was reported also in parts of Pekalongan City, affecting at least 100 people.

Flooding, caused by heavy rain and river overflow, occurred in Sorong City (West Papua Provnce), damaging approximately 100 houses and affecting 500 people.

Orange alerts for strong wind and thunderstorms have been issued for Central Java, and West Papua on 8-9 June. Moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast over parts of the already affected Provinces on 8-9 June.