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25 Apr 1994 description

DHA-GENEVA 94/0159

INDONESIA - EAST JAVA FLOODS
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
25 APRIL 1994

1. AFTER PROLONGED, SEVERE MONSOON RAINS IN EAST JAVA, BENGAWAN SOLO RIVER OVERFLOWED AND INUNDATED 5 DISTRICTS (NGAWI, TUBAN, BOJONEGORO, GRESIK AND LAMONGAN) STARTING LATE MARCH. FLOODS NOW RECEDING, HOWEVER RAINS CONTINUING. UN/DHA RESIDENT COORDINATOR REPORTS THAT HEAVY RAINS/FLOODING NOT UNUSUAL IN MONSOON SEASON, BUT CURRENT FLOODS ARE WORST SO FAR EXPERIENCED.