Indonesia - Floods (DG ECHO, BMKG, ADINet) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 August 2021)

  • Widespread floods caused by heavy rainfall have affected most parts of the country since 19 August, resulting in casualties and damage.

  • According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet), floodings hit 3,375 people in Sumatra, while more than 3,000 people have been affected in Kalimantan. More than 500 people have been hit by floods in Java, as well as 241 others in Sulawesi.

  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain is forecast across most parts of Kalimantan and Sumatra, while light to moderate rain is expected over Sulawesi and Java.