2019 South Sulawesi floods
|Date||22 January 2019|
On 22 January 2019, floods caused by heavy rainfall hit the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi. At least 68 people were killed and thousands were lost. Gowa Regency was hard-hit having the majority of the fatalities.
The most destructive flood was caused by the overflowing of the Jeneberang River and the opening of the watergates of the Bili-Bili Dam in Gowa, though other floods also occurred elsewhere in the province.
References[change | change source]
- "Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides climbs to 68". Channel NewsAsia. 26 January 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
- Fadhil, Haris (25 January 2019). "Korban Tewas Banjir-Longsor Sulsel Bertambah Jadi 59 Orang". detiknews (in Indonesian). Retrieved 25 January 2019.