Tidal Flood Hits Jakarta

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    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - A tidal flood hit two areas in Penjaringan sub-district, North Jakarta, on Monday, November 26. 

    The tidal flood began at 11.08 a.m., with flood water level reaching 10-15 centimeters in Pluit and 5-10 centimeters in Kamal Muara, the Jakarta Provincial Disaster Mitigation Board (BPBD DKI) said on its Twitter. 

    Read: Dishub 305 Points in Jakarta Prone to Flood 

    "To handle (the tidal flood) on its own, BPBD DKI Jakarta is coordinating with the village-level administration and the North Jakarta water management sub-office to put sacks of sand, particularly in River Adem, Pluit village-level administration, Penjaringan sub-district," the BPBD noted. 

    By Monday evening, the flood water had not subsided. However, no residents have evacuated their homes.