BANDUNG - West Java Provincial Government moves quickly and coordinates intensively with the city / kab government following the occurrence of hydrometeorological disaster in the form of floods and landslides in seven regions in West Java on 21-23 February 2018, with the latest data on Friday (23/2/18). 12:30 pm.
The incident in those seven areas is the landslide in Subang Regency (Sagalaherang Sub-district) that affected the access of Sagalaherang-Kampung Nyalindung Road is disturbed, the landslide in Sumedang District (Darmaraja Sub-District, Jatigede Sub-District, Cisitu Sub-district) impacted the total of two units of moderately damaged houses and the village connecting road covered by avalanches, floods in Bandung (Astana Anyar Sub-district) impacted 142 submerged houses, floods in Bandung regency (Majalaya sub-district, Cileunyi sub-district, Dayeuh kecot district).
Landslide, land movement, and flooding occurred in Majalengka Regency (landslide: Kecamatan Rajagaluh, Sindangwangi Sub-district, Maja Sub-district, Bantarujeg Sub-district, land movement: Bantarujeg sub-district, Lemahsugih sub-district flood: Panyingkiran sub-district) impacted 50 houses 71 submerged KK, the movement of the land, and flooding in Kuningan Regency (landslide: Karangkencana sub-district, Hantara sub-district, Nusaherang sub-district, Ciniru sub-district, Kadugede sub-district, flood: Cibingbin sub-district) impacted a total of seven heavily damaged houses, one medium damaged house, six threatened houses, 21 families / 65 Souls flee.
Flooding occurred also in Kab. Cirebon with nine districts affected (Losari District, Waled Sub-district, Kedawung Sub-district, Plumbon Sub-district, Plered District, Central Tani Sub-district, Articleeman District, Pabedilan Sub-district, Ciledug Sub-district) with total houses affected 4794 units and affected victims 7229 KK / 21968 Soul.
Chief Executive (Kalak) Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) West Java Province Dicky Saromi describes the effort has been done is immediately coordinate with BPBD districts and cities affected.
"The Rapid Response Unit (URC) team has been relegated to the site for assessment and mentoring. Logistic assistance has also been delivered in the form of school supplies, fast food, kit families, kids ware, tarpaulins and sacks to Kab. Brass, Bandung City, Kab. Bandung, and Kab. Cirebon, "he explained.
Meanwhile, in a press release on Friday (23/2/18), Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reminded the increase of hydrometeorological disaster and extreme weather impact to watch out for the next three days.
This is triggered by the unstable atmosphere conditions in Indonesia. This condition is triggered by various phenomena, from the presence of strong western wind patterns and supported by the pattern of the encounter area of ??wind (convergence) to be triggered by the scale of the scale of local and wider scale around the disaster site as well as water vapor and moisture conditions sufficient high.
In the next few days the supply of water vapor as a support for the growth of rain clouds in Sumatra, Java and Kalimantan is relatively high. It is predicted that rainfall potential will continue to increase in the next 3 (three) days especially in Sumatera, Java, Bali, NTB, NTT, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi and Papua.
The magnitude of local influence and height of warming resulted in the current period until the end of February will trigger an increase in the intensity of heavy rain that allows accompanied by lightning / lightning and strong winds. In general, the public is urged to remain:
- Be aware of potential puddles, floods and landslides for those living in areas with potentially heavy rainfall, especially in areas prone to puddles, floods, flash floods and landslides.
- Be aware of the possibility of rain accompanied by wind that can cause trees or billboards to collapse / collapse.
- No shelter under the trees if the rain accompanied by lightning / lightning.
-Be a surge in wave height
-Was a heavy rain accompanied by strong winds that are harmful to small vessels