Friday, February 01, 2008

Indonesia floods kill 12, cause travel chaos

By Mita Valina Liem
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 12 people across Indonesia and the capital's main airport was briefly shut on Friday as more than 40 flights were delayed due to low visibility.
Scores of cars were stranded and people had to wade through murky knee-high water in many parts of Jakarta, a city of 14 million that is regularly hit by floods at this time of year.

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