Sunday, January 20, 2013

Flood in Jarkata

After the Japan Earthquake 11 March and a Serious Flood in Bangkok that gave the new lady PM Yingluk an headache in 2011. There was another flood in Manila 8 Aug 2012 with waves from the sea hitting up to the top of the Manila City Palm Trees!

 

Now on 17 Jan 2013, there is another flood in Indonesia, 40% of the area of Indonesian is in fact below sea level, and if the dyke was broken , the city will be flooded.

The situation in the flood-hit areas in Jakarta have yet to improve and the water level in Ciliwung river was still on the rise as on 19 Jan. As at this morning, whole areas of Pluit in North Jakarta were still submerged under 1.5 metre of water.

According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management, the death toll due to floods rose to 14 and most victims were electrocuted or drowned.

The world has changed, probably we can blame the human being is not treating the world good enough, There is serious of disasters everywhere every year. Hope that HK would be a place to be safe.

HK Snob

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