Nearly 50 die in Central Java landslides, authorities warn of more rain

2016-06-20t085547z_1_lynxnpec5j0hf_rtroptp_3_indonesia-floodsIndonesian authorities raced on Monday to rescue victims of landslides and flash floods caused by torrential rain at the weekend that killed nearly 50 people and left many missing in the main island of Java.

Search and rescue teams used earth movers and bulldozers to clear debris in several locations in Central Java province after heavy rainfall damaged thousands of homes and forced residents to evacuate.  Continue reading…

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