"This is an update of information on floods in East Jakarta and South Jakarta, on Nov 12, as of 6 a.m. local time, due to the overflow of Ciliwung River," the Jakarta disaster mitigation office, said in a statement here, Monday.
The floods began on Monday at around 4.30 p.m. local time, and ended on Monday at 6 a.m., it added.
In East Jakarta, floodwaters affected Kampung Melayu in Jatinegara sub-district, at a height of up to 50 centimeters, and Cipinang Muara also in Jatinegara, at a height of up to 80 centimeters.
Flooding also submerged Cawang area in Kramatjati sub-district and Cipinang Melayu in Makasar Sub-distrct, reaching a height of up to 50 centimeters, but it subsided on early Monday.
In South Jakarta, flooding hit East Pejatem in Pasar Minggu Sub-district but subsided at 4 a.m. local time.
As rainy season began, several regions in Sumatra, Java and Kalimantan Islands were flooded.
Reporting by Devi Nindy Sari Ramadhan