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The city in its darkest hour.

Rizky Mandasari   26 October 2016 13:36

Brilio.net - Heavy rain that hit Bandung last week led to a two-hour flood that swept several main roads of the city, especially the Pasteur area.

The water began to overflow at around 2:30 p.m. local time and the cause of the flooding remains unclear.

According to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the city itself still has no Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD).  

"West Java BPBD along with other elements such as the military, police, Tagana, SKPD and volunteers are still collecting data. Bandung City Government has so far not formed a BPBD," said the BNPB Head of Data Information and Public Relations, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho through a press release, Monday.

People are suggested to improve preparedness against floods and landslides. According to Sutopo, BMKG predicted rainfall will continue.

Here are some photos and videos from the scene retrieved from twitter with the hashtag #pasteur, Monday.

1. The water begins to overflow

Look at the flood, plastic waste is everywhere. This is probably what causes the flood. So, would you help by reducing your plastic consumption?" wrote @adityarz.

2. Cars are submerged

"The condition in front of BTC pasteur," said @banoe_n.

3. Waist-high water

"Pasir Koja, near the Ibu Anak Astana Anyar Hospital. Be careful," tweeted @papajonisanton.

4. Washed away


"The car is swept away in Pagarsih area," wrote @fauZYahman.

5. Another submerged cars


"Traffic at Pasteur, the cars are in flood," said @gieTRIYADI.

6. Strong currents


"The flash flood, overflow of water from Citepus river, waist-high flood water in Pagarsih," wrote @adamsaefulakbar.

7. Someone gets stuck

"The condition in Pasteur during the heavy rain," wrote @LHAprianto.

8. Situation around BTC

"Avoid Pasteur area, water in BTC," said @galihnyarnyu.

9. Damaged road

"The situation in front of the Pasteur Hotel Harper (Sukamulya turn), damaged asphalt," tweeted @ritavania.

10. Drivers and bikers trapped

"@infobdg flood in Pasteur, totally jammed guys," wrote @gieTRIYADI.

 

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