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Indonesia death toll reaches 55 from floods, 40 missing

Apr 05, 2021 - Nasdaq

JAKARTA, April 5 (Reuters) - The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by the tropical cyclone Seroja in a cluster of islands in southeast Indonesia rose to at least 55, with 40 still missing, the disaster agency BNPB said on Monday.

At least 400 people in the East Nusa Tenggara province, which comprises of several islands, were evacuated after their homes were hit by flash floods, landslides and strong winds amid heavy rain brought by the cyclone, the agency said. Several bridge...