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3 killed in Indonesia flash floods

IANS  |  Jakarta 

As many as three people were killed and three others injured as floods struck the province of western on Saturday night, said an Indonesian

"Torrential rains caused a dam to burst and the submerged Jati Endah village in the district by 10:00 p.m. local time on Saturday, destroying 12 houses," quoted as saying on Sunday.

The agency will do a risk assessment by combing all the affected areas, he said in a text message.

The agency had earlier issued a warning of unfavourable weather condition, saying rains with moderate to high intensity would occur along with thunders, according to him.

floods and landslide during heavy downpours are quite common in



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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 17:48 IST