Banjir Bandang Lunge Kulawi Sigi, 2 houses washed away and 3 heavily damaged
Flash floods again hit Bolapapu Village, Kulawi District, Sigi Regency, Central Sulawesi (Central Sulawesi) . Two houses were washed away by floods and three other houses were severely damaged.
"Floods accompanied by mud occurred since 8 o'clock last night. For temporary data, the floods inundated Bolapapu Village and Metaue Village. Two houses were lost or washed away by the flood and three other houses were severely damaged. We have not carried out detailed data collection in other villages. If you look at the situation, there are several submerged villages, "said Kulawi sub-district head Rori Bagalatu to detikcom on Saturday (8/8/2020).
According to him, previously the intensity of the rain that occurred since 17.00 Wita in Kulawi District was quite high. So that the Pangawe River and the Tamurae River overflowed and hit residential areas.
The current situation for the Kec. Kulawi still has rain. In anticipation of an even bigger flood, residents who occupied Hamlet 2, Bolapapu Village and Dusun 1 and Dusun 2, Mataue Village were evacuated to higher ground.
"Until now, we have not received any reports of injuries or casualties from the impact of the flood tonight. However, we anticipate that all residents are evacuated to SD Bolapapu. There the land is quite high and safe from flooding," said Rori.
He also mentioned that his party was currently evacuating, because the house where he lived was also flooded. "In a moment, when the weather and the situation are safe, we will notify you later. I also have clothes on my body that I can save. Now my family and I are also evacuating," he said.(aik / aik)