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Death Toll in Jakarta Flooding & Landslides Rises to 53

HeadlineJan 06, 2020

In more climate news, in Indonesia, the death toll has risen to 53 people killed in the flooding and landslides sparked by historic rainfall on New Year’s Eve in the capital Jakarta. The torrential downpour submerged part of the capital. The flooding is the worst to hit Jakarta in over a decade. Indonesia is moving its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan because over a quarter of the city will be under water within the next 10 years.

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