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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Monsoon floods hit Indonesian capital, forcing 1,300 to evacuate” – below is their description.
Severe floods triggered by heavy rainfall have inundated Indonesia’s capital.
In some parts, homes were submerged by up to two metres of water.
Suburbs to the east have been worst affected, with city officials saying more than 1,000 people were forced to seek shelter.
Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington reports from Jakarta, Indonesia.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Jakarta, Indonesia‘s massive capital, sits on the northwest coast of the island of Java. A historic mix of cultures – Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European – has influenced its architecture, language and cuisine. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok (Jakarta’s Chinatown) and the old port of Sunda Kelapa, where traditional wooden schooners dock.