Floods overwhelmed six RTs in Kampung Baru, south Jakarta

the water level reaches a range of 25 cm to 70 cm

Jakarta (medialnews) – Kelurahan Pondok Pinang in South Jakarta recorded that up to six RTs in Kampung Baru, Kebayoran Lama were inundated due to the overflow of the Pesanggrahan River.

“This is a shipment from Bogor,” the admiral, head of the people’s welfare section of the urban village of Pondok Pinang in Kampung Baru II, Kebayoran Lama district, in the south, said on Monday. from Jakarta.

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According to him, the water started to rise and flood the residential areas around 3:00 a.m. WIB.

The affected RTs are RT 10, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17, with the number of affected households (KK) reaching around 214 families.

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He explained that based on the last measurement, the water level reached between 25 and 70 cm.

“The deepest is in RT 17,” he said.

Submerged settlements are lowlands close to the banks of the Pesanggrahan River.

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Meanwhile, a number of residents of RT15, ​​close to Jl Kampung Baru II, cleaned up and drained the water that had entered their homes.

“This is a cargo from Bogor. It was often hit by floods last January,” said Yanti Nur, an RT15 / RW5 resident on Jalan Kampung Baru II.

Journalist: Dewa Ketut Sudiarta Wiguna
Editor: Ganet Dirgantara

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