The torrential rains that affected much of Bali on Friday night, February 10, 2017, have caused the popular tourist destination of the Bedugul Botanical Gardens to once again close its gates while officials once again try to clear away mud and damage for the second time since mid-December.
Beritabali.com quotes the manager of the Bedugul Botanical Garden, I Made Patru, who confirmed this is the second time the Garden have had to close following flooding and mudslides that occurred on December 22, 2016.
Workers at the Gardens hope to re-open for visitors in the coming few days once the latest deposit of mud and stones can be removed from the roadways.
He hoped this could be achieved by Sunday, February 12, 2017.
No injuries were reported resulting from the latest mudslide, but officials put the cost of damage at around Rp. 2 billion.
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