Storms and Floods

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Newsbytes:

Indonesia – Heavy rain on 25 March caused the Citarum river and its tributaries to overflow in Bandung Regency, West Java, Indonesia. Flooding was reported in Dayeuhkolot, Baleendah, Bojongsoang, Cicalengka and Rancaekek districts, with a depth of over 1 metre in some areas. According to disaster authorities, as of 26 March more than 10,000 homes have been damaged, along with schools, public buildings and roads. A total of 60,539 people have been affected by the floods.

Brazil – At least one person has died in flash floods in the state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. Meanwhile flooding from overflowing rivers in the northern state of Pará has prompted authorities to declare a state of emergency. A storm brought strong winds and heavy rain to parts of Santa Catarina state in southern Brazil on 23 March 2021. The worst of the damage was reported in the city of Blumenau.

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