Saturday, January 19, 2013

Flooding Continues in Jakarta

Flooding continues to cause problems for Indonesia, and especially for Jakarta.

Fifteen people have drowned since the rains began, on Tuesday.

The government has declared a state of emergency for the region around the capital.

Several feet of water are covering all of the roads in the city.

An estimated eighteen thousand have been made homeless by the flooding.

Nearly a quarter of a million are thought to have been affected by the waters.

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