Several locations in Jakarta were reported to be flooded today, Monday, February 8, 2021. This is the impact of the rain that flushed since last night as well as the delivery of water from the Bogor area.
Flood locations were reported in several locations. It was reported that the water level in the Kebon Pala area, Kampung Melayu reached 150 cm. This made the affected residents evacuate. Approximately 584 residents in Kampung Melayu, Jatinegara District, East Jakarta were victims of the flood. Floods were caused by the overflowing of the Ciliwung River after rains flushed several areas of Jakarta.
In addition, floods have also reportedly inundated residents’ houses in the Pejaten area, Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta. Still in the South Jakarta area, it is known that floods also inundated residents’ homes in the Binawarga Rawajati area. In this area the water level reaches 170 cm.
In addition, the DKI Jakarta Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) has released water levels in several floodgates. There are two floodgates in Jakarta that have “Alert” status 2.