More than 50 die in flash floods in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

More than 50 die in flash floods in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

The Guardian

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Death toll expected to rise further after torrential rain swept the Indonesian archipelago and neighbouring Timor-Leste

More than 50 people have died after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor-Leste on Sunday, authorities said, with warnings the toll could rise further.

Torrential rain wreaked havoc and destruction on islands stretching from Flores Island in Indonesia to Timor-Leste, a small nation east of the Indonesian archipelago.

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