268 families evacuate due to flood in W Kalimantan

268 families evacuate due to flood in W Kalimantan

Landak District Head dr. Karolin Margret Natasa visited a flood command post in Madnor sub-district . (special)

Pontianak, W Kalimantan (ANTARA) - A flood triggered by heavy rains hit Mandor village, Landak district, West Kalimantan province, on Friday night, leaving one person dead and forcing 268 families to flee their home.

The flood swept through the three hamlets of Mandor, Kopiang and Liansipi, according to data from Mandor police precinct on Sunday.

The families comprised 250 from Mandor, 13 from Kopiang, and five from Liansipi.

The heavy rains also caused flood in Sengah Temila sub-district and landslide in Kuala Behe sub-district, disrupting local people's daily activities.

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