Flash Floods Hit 8 Villages in Lubuklinggau

Flash floods occurred due to the overflowing Kelingi River and high rainfall since Saturday (9/25/2021).

Flash floods ravage eight villages in Lubuklinggau City.
Flash floods ravage eight villages in Lubuklinggau City, South Sumatra, Sunday (9/25/2021). (BPBD South Sumatra)

ACTNews, LUBUKLINGGAU — Eight villages in Lubuklinggau, South Sumatra were hit by flash floods, Sunday (9/26/2021) at 0 a.m Western Indonesian Time. The eight villages are including Wira Karya, Muara Enim, Tanjung Aman, Jogoboyo, North Lubuklinggau II, Puncak Kemuning, Moneng Sepati, Karya Bakti, and Dempo Villages.

“The flash floods impacts include damages on residents’ houses and fallen trees,” said Chief of Regional Board of Disaster Management (BPBD) South Sumatra, Ansori, Monday (9/27/2021).

He continued that the flash floods occurred due to the overflowing Kelingi River in a district of Lubuklinggau, and high rainfall since Saturday (9/25/2021).

Until this writing, there is no report of casualty caused by the flood. However, there are losses caused by damaged houses which total amount is yet to be calculated.[]