20 killed as flash floods, landslides hit central Indonesia
The natural disaster took place in Flores Timur district at about 1:00 a.m. local time, said Raditya Jati, spokesman of the National Disaster Management Agency.
The disaster buried dozens of houses, swept away several other houses and destroyed a bridge, he said. All the wounded persons are being treated in nearby health clinics, the spokesman said in a statement.
The meteorology and geophysics agency has forecast heavy downpours, strong winds and huge waves within a week. ■