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Heavy rains in Indonesia leave 1 dead

Nearly 1,500 houses flooded, over 5,369 people adversely affected by floods in West Kalimantan province

Mahmut Atanur   | 14.09.2020
Heavy rains in Indonesia leave 1 dead File Photo

JAKARTA, Indonesia 

Nearly 1,500 homes were flooded and one person was killed Sunday following heavy rains in Indonesia’s West Kalimantan province.

In a statement, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said the rains caused flooding in the province's Melawi region.

A total of 5,369 people were adversely affected by the floods.

In addition, 70 families whose homes were damaged were evacuated from the region.

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