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BMKG Warning: Extreme Weather Alert for Greater Jakarta Area

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Department (BMKG) issued an early warning of the potential for extreme weather, namely rain accompanied by

Penulis: Lia Sisvita Dinatri | Editor: Eko Setiawan
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TRIBUNBATAM.id - The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Department (BMKG) issued an early warning of the potential for extreme weather, namely rain accompanied by lightning and strong winds in a number of areas in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek), Sunday, (9/26) 

The potential for heavy rain accompanied by lightning and strong winds is expected in West Jakarta, East Jakarta and South Jakarta in the afternoon and evening. BMKG also warned of the potential for flooding in southern Jakarta

Meanwhile, in Bogor, Depok, and Bekasi, which are included in the West Java Province, moderate to heavy rains accompanied by lightning and strong winds have the potential to occur during the day or afternoon until the evening in the Depok City, Bekasi Regency, Bekasi City, Bogor Regency areas, and the City of Bogor. 

Based on this weather forecast, the public is asked to be alert and careful of the potential for extreme weather (sporadic, heavy and short duration rains, accompanied by lightning and strong winds, even hail) which can potentially cause hydrometeorological disasters in the form of floods, flash floods, land landslides, strong winds, and tornadoes, especially for people who live in areas prone to hydrometeorological disasters. 

Residents are also advised to improve preparedness, one of which is by reading the book "Guidelines for Preparedness Facing Floods for the Community" via https://tiny.cc/bukusakusiagabanjir

In the event of an emergency, the public can contact Call Center 112, then, if a puddle/flood is found, they can report it through the JAKI application and disaster map. 

(Tribunbatam.id/Lia)

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