1400 Homes Damaged by Flash Flood in Padang
Alex Rajes • 05 November 2018 18:30 WIBdisaster (en)
"It left two toddlers dead," Padang Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency head Edy Hasmi told Medcom.id.
According to reports, the disaster destroyed a briged in Lubuk Kilangan district. In addition to that, it also affected 756 households from various districts.
"The affected districts were ungus Teluk Kabung, Lubuk Begalung, Pauh, Lubuk Kilangan, Padang Utara, Padang Selatan and Koto Tangah," he added.
The local government has announced an emergency status since Friday. It also has deployed hundreds of rescuers to the affected areas.