Indonesia – Severe Weather (BNPB, BMKG, Local Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 6 March 2017)

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  • Heavy rain in several areas of the country over the past days has caused floods and landslides.

  • As of 6 March at 7.00 UTC, BNPB reported six deaths and two injuries in Lima Puluh Kota Regency (West Sumatra Province). Local media also reported at least 2 750 houses damaged in the provinces of West Sumatra, Riau, Jakarta, East Java and Central Java.

  • As of 6 March at 7.00 UTC, BMKG has issued several early warnings for heavy rain, strong winds and thunderstorms.