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Flash flood in East Java, Indonesia destroys houses

Flash flood in Situbondo district, East Java destroyed houses Sunday morning after Silowogo river overflew following the heavy rain.

"The flash flood hit houses in Silowogo village, Bungatan district at 3 am on Sunda," Tempo English reported quoting Head of Disaster Prevention and Mitigtion Division of Situbondo Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Situbondo Yahya Maziun.

Flash flood affected atleast 28 houses in Silowogo, 15 houses in Sumberanayar and 100 houses in Melandingam Wetan village in Bungatan district.

Heavy rain also caused landslide in several areas in Agam District, West Sumatra.