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Indonesia - Landslide (BPBD, BMKG, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 March 2019)

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  • Heavy rains in the region of Yogyakarta (central-south Java island) have triggered floods and landslides, resulting in casualties and damage.
  • As of 20 March at 8.00 UTC, five people are reportedly dead due to two landslide events, while at least 172 houses were damaged and a number of electricity lines were broken.
  • Moderate rain is forecast over the next 24 hours across the Yogyakarta region.