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Jakarta hit by heavy flooding once again

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, January 20 2009 | 08:06 am

PREMIUM While all eyes were on Sunday’s Plumpang fuel depot fire, residents in nearby Kelapa Gading were hit by sweeping floods that threw traffic into chaos.
Heavy rains were not the sole trigger of the flooding though, with residents blaming new concrete apartment buildings and malls for causing poor drainage in the area.
The floods crippled the Transjakarta busway while all tr...