Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Heavy Rains Bring Floods to Kuta-Legian-Seminyak
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Heavy Rains Bring Floods to Kuta-Legian-Seminyak

Weekend Rains in Bali Cause Evacuations as Homes and Businesses are Submerged by Flood Waters of More than 1 Meter.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(1/12/2009)

Heavy rains covering much of Bali's southern regions that began on Saturday, January 10, 2009, have caused localized flooding in a number of areas, including Kuta, Legian and Seminyak. According to the Bali Post, several residential areas and up-markets commercial buildings were isolated and partially submerged by the flooding, with rubber boats used to evacuate local residents to higher ground.

The worst flooding was in areas surrounding the Tukad Mati river which overflowed its banks, affecting Jalan Dewi Sri. Jalan Nakula, Jalan Kresna, Jalan Sri Rama and portions of Jalan Sunset Road.

By mid-day on Sunday, January 11, 2009, flood waters of between 1-2.5 meters deep were still present in residential areas on Jalan Dewi Sri Gang Campuhan and Banjar Legian Tengah.

Evacuation efforts continued until Sunday afternoon, with many local residents complaining that rescue efforts were uncoordinated. A number of local homeowners remained stranded, while those evacuated were reportedly left to fend for themselves on open land near Jalan Sri Rama with little evidence of an organized relief effort for those left temporarily homeless by the floods.

On Jalan Nakula the flooding invaded the basement of the Bali View Apartment. Left behind in the flooded basement were 7 cars and 10 motorcycles. In the same area, a local business, Toko Kawan, also saw its basement under water. The owner of the business took the wise precaution of disconnecting the power supply to prevent any possible short circuit. Fortunately, vehicles stored in the basement of Toko Kawan were moved before flood waters inundated the basement area of that building.

Water levels of approximately 1 meter also surrounded the Village Chief's Office (Lurah) and the local LPM office, both in Legian.

Flooding also affected much of the Jalan Sunset Road with water levels reportedly rising to knee-level. The waters were blamed for a large number of stalled cars and motorcycles along that busy roadway that runs past the Carrefour complex.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bali Benoa Reclamation Project Still in Play
Location Permit Extended Automatically for Benoa Bay Reclamation Pending Review of Environmental Impact Study
(7/22/2016)
Mövenpick Set to Premiere in Bali
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali Names Horst Walther-Jones as General Manager
(7/22/2016)
Dancing on Paper
Lines of Pleasure – an Exhibition of Drawings by Noella Roos at VIN+ Seminyak August 26 – September 31, 2016
(7/22/2016)
Peddling Junk to Bali’s Top Man
Pastika Complains that Drug Dealers Have Tried to Sell Him Narcotics While Walking in Kuta, Bali
(7/22/2016)
When Boarding Houses Hoard Tax Revenues
Badung Regency in Bali to Make Boarding Houses Pay Their Fare Share of Taxes
(7/22/2016)
Faulting Towers
Buleleng Legislative Committee Opposed to ‘Bali Crossing’ High Voltage Transit Between Bali and Java
(7/22/2016)
Misguided Chinese
Illegal and Unlicensed Chinese Guides Protested by the Association of Indonesian Travel Agents
(7/22/2016)
Pop Goes the Weasel
Police Increase Security on Bali Following Killing of Two Indonesian Terrorists in Central Sulawesi
(7/22/2016)
Disembarking Drunks in Paradise
Jetstar Flight from Sydney to Phuket Diverts to Bali to Off-Load 6 Men Involved in a Drunken Brawl
(7/22/2016)
Taking the Crime Fight to New Heights
AirAsia Lands Airplane in Bali with ‘Turn Back Crime’ Livery
(7/17/2016)
The Protest Demonstration of the Week
Demonstrators Take to the Streets of Sanur for What is Becoming Weekly Protests Against Plans to Reclaim Bali’s Benoa Bay
(7/17/2016)
Tucker from a Trucker
Food Truck Festival in Denpasar, Bali July 29-31, 2016
(7/17/2016)
All [News]!