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Floods hit Kampung Pulo, residents calm

  • The Jakarta Post

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, April 8, 2014 | 07:18 am

Flooding has hit seven neighborhoods in Kampung Pulo, Jatinegara, East Jakarta on Monday due to the rising water level of the Katulampa reservoir in Bogor.

The rising-water level was caused by heavy rain in Bogor on Saturday, which resulted in the reservoir bursting its banks. As a result, the Ciliwung River flooded the homes of residents along the river in Kampung Pulo, Kampung Melayu and in Jatinegara on the weekend.

Head of Community unit no. 4 in Kampung Pulo Usep Tahrudin said that the flooding momentarily receded on Sunday morning, but rose again on Monday.