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Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
Video Weather icon 26°C
DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
26°C Light Rain

Rain until tomorrow morning, starting again tomorrow afternoon.

  • Thu

    26℃ - 31℃

  • Fri

    26℃ - 32℃

  • Sat

    27℃ - 32℃

  • Sun

    26℃ - 30℃

The best way to stem flooding

  • Deden Rukmana,

Savannah, GA | Sat, February 28 2009 | 11:11 am

PREMIUM February is the month when rainfall in Jakarta and other areas in Indonesia is at its highest and floods become a threat for residents. Fortunately, the extent of this year’s flooding was not as great as in the last two years. In February 2007, the worst flooding in Jakarta's history inundated about 70 percent of the city, killed at least 57 people and forced about 450,000 to flee their...