At least 157 people died in Indonesia and East Timor after a large cyclone caused flash floods and landslides


Indonesian cyclone flood

Aerial photographs show a damaged road affected by flash floods after a heavy rain in East Flores, East Nusa Tengala, Indonesia on April 6, 2021. Antara Foto / Aditya Pradana Putra (via Reuters)

  • In Indonesia and East Timor, at least 157 people have died after a huge cyclone.

  • It caused flash floods and landslides, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.

  • Also, roads and bridges were destroyed, making it difficult to find missing persons.

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At least 157 people have died in Indonesia and East Timor after a cyclone on Sunday caused flash floods and landslides.

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes and authorities are trying to evacuate them, Guardian reported..

According to the Guardian, buildings and roads have been destroyed, hampering people’s efforts and efforts to find the dead and the survivors.

Indonesia said it recorded 130 deaths in East Timor Record 27 people died.

The Guardian reported on Tuesday that more than 70 people are still missing in Indonesia.

In the video, people are fighting for safety as homes are destroyed and floods occur.

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