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 · Large Waves Wreak Havoc on Bali 's North Shore
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

Large Waves Wreak Havoc on Bali 's North Shore

Over 200 Local Homes Destroyed or Damaged by Heavy Seas that Washed Ashore in Early February.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/14/2009)

Bali Post reports that Bali's north coast has suffered substantial damage due to large waves that swept the area in the first week of February 2009.

As the result of the inclement weather the regency of Buleleng recorded a total of 204 damaged homes, 138 fishermen's fishing platforms destroyed and hundred of meters of beachfront eroded. Preliminary calculations from the government provided on February 9th placed estimated damages in excess of Rp. 400 million (US$34,500).

Current reports from Buleleng put the damage at:

Village of Kubutambahan: 2 homes heavily damaged, 69 home with minor damage and 137 fishing platforms destroyed.

Village of Bungkulan: 7 homes heavily damaged and 43 home with minor damage.

Village of Sangsit: 22 homes with minor damage.

Village of Kalibukbuk: 41 homes heavily damaged and 5 homes with minor damage.

Village of Temukus: 3 home heavily damaged and 2 homes with minor damage.

Village of Labuan Aji: 2 rooms with minor damage.

Village of Karanganyar: 7 homes heavily damaged and one temple damaged.

A regency welfare official from Buleleng told the press that the worst damage took place on the eastern shores of the regency.

Government officials plan to begin relocating local fishermen whose homes were destroyed to more protected areas with 75 fishermen's families slated to obtain new homes this year. Each family will be allocated Rp. 45 million (US$3,900) to cover the expense of relocation to safer areas.

The Buleleng regency has also pledged that funds will be spent on rebuilding the port of Buleleng with suffered substantial wave damage during the recent spat of bad weather.


© 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
Bike, Run and Swim in Bali
Herbalife Bali International Triathlon – a Race for the Soul on Sunday, October 25, 2015
(3/29/2015)
Meet in Bali
9th Edition of the Bali Meeting Guide to be Published in September 2015
(3/29/2015)
Fragrant Wine for the Fragrant Harbor
Hatten Wines’ Pino de Bali Fortified Wines Served at the Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong
(3/29/2015)
Admission Tickets on the Increase
Admission Charges to Increase at South Bali Public Tourist Attraction on January 1, 2016
(3/29/2015)
When People Leave their Manners at Home
Editorial: Confusion, Conflicting Rules and Bad Manners Surround Plans to Limit Beer Sales Commencing April 16, 2015
(3/29/2015)
Conrad Living Lobby Art Exhibition
The World of Indonesian Puppetry in an Exhibition by I Ketut Sudiana in the Lobby of The Conrad Bali Resort and Spa April 3- June 30, 2015
(3/29/2015)
Going with the Grain
Klungkung Regency in Bali to Develop Sea Salt Production as a Tourist Attraction
(3/29/2015)
Fruit from the Tree of Good and Evil
Falling Durian Kills Second Man in Bali in a Single Season
(3/29/2015)
Safety Ranking for Indonesian Airlines
Transportation Ministry to Give Safety Ranking to Indonesian Airlines and Enforce Minimum Air Fleet Size of 10 Planes
(3/29/2015)
We Only Have Eye for You!
Immigration Introducing New Electronic Tracking Systems to Keep Track of Foreign Visitors
(3/29/2015)
Indonesia’s Waterloo?
Tourist Minister Says Dirty Public Toilets Make Indonesian Non-Competitive in Attracting Visitors
(3/29/2015)
Missing at Sea
Domestic Tourist Drowns at Tanah Lot
(3/29/2015)
All [News]!