Flood (Photo Credits: IANS)
Jarkata, 8 April: In Nusa Tenggara province in eastern Indonesia, the death toll from tropical cyclone Seroja and landslide has risen to 138. The National Disaster Management Agency has given information about this. According to the report of Xinhua news agency, the head of the agency Doni Monadre has said that 67, 25, 32, 5, 4, 2 deaths have been recorded from Puvi Floors, Alor, Lenbata, Kupang, Malaka, Sabu Raijua respectively. Inde, Kupang City and Nagada have recorded one death each. Monadre adds, “The extraction process is the most difficult in Lambata and Ellore. We have to take the help of excavators and trucks to remove large pieces of stone.”
The Meteorological, Climate Science and Geophysics Agency further said that on April 5, the Sabu Sea and south eastern Nusa Tenggara province received heavy rains with strong winds and waves of up to 6 meters in the aftermath of the devastating tropical storm Saroja. She rose to a height. Although even after this, Seroja moved away from Indonesian territory, but its influence will be seen in the next few days in many provinces located in the southern part of the country. Also Read: Covid-19 Vaccine: The Relationship Between AstraZeneca And Blood Clots Not Confirmed – WHO
“Residents of Bali, Western Nusa Tenggara, East Java, Yogyakarta and Middle Java will be closely monitored,” said Dwarkorita Karnavati, Chief of the Meteorological and Geophysical Sciences Agency. Saroja is the 10th tropical storm to hit Indonesia since 2008. However, its effect was seen most because it also faced the problem of landslides.