BANDUNG - Prolonged torrential rain in Puncak area. Bogor, West Java has caused a landslide on Monday (05/02) morning at 4 points around Attaawun, Widuri, Grand Hill and Riung Gunung to cover the road and knocked down some of the electricity poles of fallen trees.
For a while the path from Jakarta to Puncak, Bogor closed total ranging from Polingga and to facilitate the evacuation and handling of landslides in the four points of the landslide. And the path from Jakarta to the summit is diverted through Sukabumi while from Cianjur to Jakarta diverted through Jonggol.
Head of Data Center for Information and Public Relation of National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said, BPBD Bogor District along with apparatus from TNI, Police, Basarnas, SKPD, volunteers and the community doing landslide handling.
"The possibility of casualties and the amount of losses is still inventoried," said Sutopo, through a release received www.jabarprov.go.id, Monday (05/02).
Meanwhile, BMKG predicts the rain will continue until noon with the potential for rain in Jabodetabek area is still high with 152 millimeters per day and is classified as extreme rainfall that causes landslides and rising discharge Ciliwung River.
Meanwhile, the rising Ciliwung River discharge has caused flooding around Ciliwung River banks in Bogor, Bogor and Jakarta districts as well as some people evacuated to safe places. (Parno)