8 Missing in Heavy Flash Flood Hitting Indonesia's West Sumatra
A flash flood hit the capital of West Sumatra province and has inundated homes in five subdistricts, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate and seek refuge on higher ground with eight people reported missing, local media reported on Wednesday. The flood struck
Padang at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday during the time people were breaking their fasting, following more than three hours of heavy downpour. The waters reached as high as four meters but was down to around one meter on Wednesday morning.