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
Baliís Loses Much-Loved Tourism Pioneer
Ida Pedanda Gde Ngurah Karang Ė Founder of Segera Village Hotel Dies at 87
(12/21/2014)
Fun & Sun Costs More in South Bali
Price of Waters Sports at Tanjung Benoa, Bali Increase by 30%
(12/20/2014)
Fire in East Denpasar
Fire Destroys 7 Shop Houses in East Denpasar, Bali
(12/20/2014)
Mantra for Difficult Times
Australian Mantra Hotel Group Scales Down its Plans in Tough Bali Marketplace
(12/20/2014)
Be Prepared
Bali Identifies Areas at Risk of Natural Disaster and Maps Plans to Minimize Destruction
(12/20/2014)
When Sleighs Wonít Do
Bali Airport to Operate 134 Extra Flights Over Christmas and New Year Period
(12/20/2014)
When a Bay Becomes a Quagmire
Editorial: We Support Jakarta Globe Call for President Joko Widodo to Cancel the Benoa Bay Reclamation
(12/20/2014)
4.25 Million Foreign Tourists to Bali in 2015?
Bali Seeks to Add 500,000 Tourist Visitors in 2015
(12/20/2014)
That Takes the Lot!
Baliís Tanah Lot Temple Experiencing a Record Number of Visitors Leader Up to Year End Piodalan Ceremony
(12/20/2014)
Shanghaied No More
Singaraja, Bali Immigration Office Deports 282 Foreign Workers in 2014
(12/20/2014)
Different Strokes Apply in Bali
Pendawa Beach Visitors in Bali Reminded that Sexual Activity and Swimming While Menstruating are Strictly Not Allowed
(12/20/2014)
Bali Non-Stop to Cairn, Australia
JetStar to Fly Direct Three Time a Week Cairns to Bali Flights Starting in March 2015
(12/20/2014)
All [News]!