"The flooding occurred because 90% of the fallen with the rain water left on the surface. Jakarta does not have sufficient water collectors, as well as proper drainage system" — quoted a representative control online media.
Height of water in some parts of the metropolis reached half. Flooded even municipality and road junctions in the center of Jakarta.
Recall, January 18, Governor Jakarta, Indonesia introduced a state of emergency, after much of the city was flooded due to heavy monsoon rains. In some parts of the water level reached two meters. Thousands of people have fled their homes to ride out the disaster in the security. In Jakarta, were flooded shops and government buildings, including the presidential palace. The victims of the unprecedented floods in the Indonesian capital were 17 people.