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Bali Authorities Warn People To Postpone Travel Plans As Weather Gets Worse

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The past few weeks of strong winds and floods alarmed authorities and they warn people to hold off on travel plans.

The peak of the rainy season in Bali is expected to occur in February.

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The Denpasar Disaster Management (BPBD) has built emergency stations in four different locations in Denpasar.

Officers and equipment are readily arranged as a precaution in the case of natural disasters in Denpasar.

The head of BPBD, IB Joni Ariwibawa, said that he has been communicating with Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) for the latest updates on weather.

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“According to predictions from BMKG, the peak of the rainy season will occur in February so I warned people to raise their awareness about this,” Ariwibawa said.

He also warned people to postpone their travel plans to minimize the risk of accident.

He reminds people to avoid big trees, billboards or any tall structures in case it might collapse due to the strong wind.

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BPBD has been regularly monitoring sewerage systems and cutting off large tree branches in preparation of safety.

“I need people to actively report any trees that need to be cut to minimize the potential danger in their areas,” Ariwibawa added.

People in Denpasar can access Denpasar Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) through 112 or +62361 223333 to report incidents related to natural disaster within the Denpasar area.

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