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Kuta Bali Experiences Indonesia’s Worst Flood Of The Year

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A total of five different villages in the Kuta area has been flooded due to the increase of rain intensity in Bali.

Flood in Bali

The Head of the Denpasar Public Relations, Iptu Ketut Sukadi, confirmed that heavy rain caused rivers to reach their maximum capacity. Consequently, the Kuta area was surrounded by floods.

“The rain that has been pouring since Sunday evening (5/12) until 9:00 am this morning has caused flooding in most Kuta areas,” Iptu Sukadi said on Monday (6/12).

Strong rain in Bali

Sukadi explained that this incident caused the river called Sungai Mati to overflow, impacting Kuta and the surrounding cities such as Badung and Denpasar.

However, Sukadi confirmed that nobody was injured from the incident, considered as Indonesia’s worst flood of the year.

“Nobody has reported any damage on their property so far, but most importantly, no one was injured from this incident,” Sukadi added. Meanwhile, the Head of the Badung Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), I Wayan Wirya, said that people were evacuated from offices in Jalan Dewi Sri, Kuta. They were then relocated to a safer area as the water level rose.

“Many offices along Jalan Dewi Sri were force-evacuated using carts as this area received the worst impact from this incident,” Wirya concluded.

Kuta Bali after rain

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Paul Speirs

Thursday 9th of December 2021

Time to get the beaches cleared then. Pretty shaw it wasn't the tourist that was to blame for the mess.

J West

Wednesday 8th of December 2021

These are the rains that bring the garbage down from villages to the beach. “ Plastic Season”. And yes, it rains hard until May. GLTA.

Mike A

Wednesday 8th of December 2021

I am sorry Bali…. 😭😭😭

Neil Gill

Wednesday 8th of December 2021

Still the fools, still try to drive through it something told not to do internationally