The Jakarta Post
Dozens of neighborhoods across Jakarta were inundated on Saturday morning following heavy downpour in the upstream area of Bogor in West Java since Friday afternoon.
The Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) announced on its official Twitter account that it had recorded rising water levels at the Katulampa and Depok sluice gates.
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Jakarta's Ciliwung River has also reportedly overflowed.
According to the Jakarta BPBD, at least 32 neighborhood units (RT) in three subdistricts in South and East Jakarta were flooded by 5:30 a.m. on Saturday.
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Rawajati subdistrict in Pancoran, South Jakarta, Cawang and Kampung Melayu subdistricts in East Jakarta were inundated by water between 10 centimeters and 1 meter deep.
The agency also reported that its Manggarai sluice gate in South Jakarta was placed under alert level status, indicating that floods might hit other areas in the heart of the city, from as Gondangdia in Central Jakarta to Tomang, West Jakarta. (ggq/dmr)