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Jakarta Articles February 14-16, 2011

Seven Bridges Could Collapse City
February 10, 2011
Research by the Coastal Defence Starategy Jakarta (JCDS) consortium reveals, seven bridges in Jakarta have experienced decline due to land subsidence. The seven bridges are Kamal Muara, Ancol, North Pluit, Mutiara Beach (North Jakarta), Mangga Dua, Mangga Besar (West Jakarta), and Gunung Sahari (Central Jakarta) Bridges. The decline of the bridges, explained Novizal, was partly because of the surface of the river water getting closer to the bridges. The drop of North Pluit and Muara Angke bridges was more due to the water surface already level with the surface of the bridges.
Drowning has been Haunted by the Threat of Jakarta
February 12, 2011
Decline in soil is very visible from the symptoms of a bridge collapse in Jakarta. Beam bridges in North Jakarta is almost touching the water. It is not because the water rose, but also because the soil has decreased. If left unchecked, Jakarta submerged. One of the locations that have been researched his team is the Door Water Fish Market, North Jakarta. Now the sea water in the region has reached two meters.
Port Road Continues Falling Apart
February 12, 2011
Just two months after it reopened following repairs, Jalan R.E. Martadinata in Ancol, North Jakarta, is collapsing at several points along its southern section. Authorities blamed the collapse of the 20-year-old road on the erosion of the supporting piles by tidal surges. It could be seen that several sections of Jalan Martadinata had subsided into the river, which runs along the right side of the road. The land subsided faster than expected. Parts of North and West Jakarta have experienced some of the worst rates of land subsidence in the city since 1974. The worst-hit areas are Muara Baru and Ancol, both in North Jakarta, which have sunk by 4.1 meters and 1.88 meters respectively during this time. In West Jakarta, the land has subsided by up to 2.5 meters in West Cengkareng and 1.97 meters in Daan Mogot.
Cempaka Putih Senen Lead Flood, Road Users should be alert
February 14, 2011,20110214-313335,id.html
Motorists who pass road leads Senen Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta should be extra careful, because this time the slow road was hit by floods as high as approximately 30 centimeters. Puddle of water that is more severe reported occurred at the entrance toll Cempaka Putih. Water even reaches the adult knee. Because of stagnant water has yet to ebb, road users should be cautious.
Jalan A Yani Floods
February 14, 2011
The rain which flushed Jakarta since this morning, making some streets in the capital of the flood. As in Jalan A Yani, Jakarta Pusat. Height of water on the road to reach the adult knee. Puddle also looked at Scout Road, East Jakarta. Puddle of water as high as 15-30 centimeters make motorists run the vehicle to be careful. Puddle of water also make holes in some roads covered with water. As a result many vehicles trapped. As in Jalan Kramat Raya, Senen.
RW 01 Kamal Floods
February 14, 2011
Heavy rains that have occurred since Monday (2/14) morning to this afternoon causing RW 01 Kelurahan Kamal, District Kalideres flooded. Flooding in residential areas, residents reached knee-high adults. Puddle causes Jalan Kamal Raya can not go through private vehicles.
Jakarta, Kompas
February 14, 2011
Heavy rain caused hundreds of motor vehicles and cars stuck in the slow lane flood Jalan Ahmad Yani, Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta. The depth of the flood reached sepangkal thigh adults.
Floods Postpone Court of East Jakarta
February 14, 2011,20110214-313462,id.html
Floods force even the East Jakarta District Court to postpone the trial until mid-morning all. Puddle began creeping up since this morning. The way Pulomas Kingdom until the court parking lot with a height of 30 inches. As a result of inundation the court was forced to delay the trial schedule of about 50 which was originally held today.
Some Streets in East Jakarta Flooded
February 14, 2011
The high intensity of rain that occurred from early morning until noon has resulted in a number of roads in East Jakarta flooded. The deepest inundation point was formed on Jl Ahmad Yani, or in front of East Jakarta District Court , as deep as 80 centimeters. Similar inundations were also seen on Jl Pulomas Utara and Jl Raya Pulomas, reaching 60 centimeters and 70 centimeters respectively; forcing passers-by to use rubber boats. Similar conditions also occurred in the area of Kampung Pedongkelan, Pulogadung, with the water levels up to 70 centimeters, following the overflowing river in the area.
Puddle in Different Regions Jakarta Yet Also Fading.
February 14, 2011
Heavy rain that fell this morning still causing stagnant water in many areas in Jakarta. Standing water in the area Pulomas, Mangga Dua, Jl Raya Kapok Prince Jayakarta and has yet to subside.
Landa Flood Residents Kamal
February 14, 2011
Heavy rains in Jakarta since Monday (14 / 2 /) morning to afternoon causing RW 01 Kelurahan Kamal region, Kalideres flooded knee-deep adult, with up to Jalan Kamal Raya unable to pass the vehicle. Flooding also caused overflow of rob in the region. But until now the local people there is no refuge, because the flooding has become a common thing for them. Due to flooding, causing quite disturbed citizen activity, addition can not go to work, some students also can not go to school.
Floods in Cempaka Putih and Sunter
February 14, 2011
Flooding on the Road. Selian in the area, flooding also occurred in Jl. Danau Sunter Jakut. Adult knee-deep water flooded streets. Rain still fear it would create a pool of water is getting higher. Until the residents in the area of Cempaka Putih, Sunter Kemayoran and anxious. They began evacuating electronic goods to the second floor of his house.
Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta
February 14, 2011
Heavy rain which flushed since this morning made a number of roads and housing in the capital, flooded. Housing Complex in the State Secretariat, Central Jakarta, for example. The area Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta. This area is always the subscription area flooding if heavy rains fall, let alone water channel is not working.
Road Access to Ancol Inundated
February 15, 2011
If you want to visit the Ancol recreation center, you should avoid Jalan Gunung Sahari which is currently still flooded to a depth of 50 centimeters. To reduce the inundation, car and the pipe to suck in water have been brought to the location. However, Ciliwung River conditions that have been equivalent to the road, making the maximum effort is not siphoned off. Besides on Jalan Gunung Sahari, a puddle as high as 20 centimeters also occurred on Jalan Lodan, Ancol, Pademangan, North Jakarta. Road access from Jalan RE Martadinata headed to the Port of Sunda Kelapa, or the reverse direction from Sunda Kelapa to the Kampung Bandan also flooded as high as 20 centimeters. To overcome the puddle, he added, the government also has made control by building a water pump or sluice gates on the south side of Ancol River or precisely in front of the Alexis Hotel.
Flood, Jalan Gunung Sahari Paralyzed
February 15, 2011
Puddle right in front of the WTC Mangga Dua as high as 20 to 50 cm. Amid the congestion there is a car with suction pipes that conduct water. Stagnant water in the street is thrown into the Ciliwung River in front of the WTC Mangga Dua. However, efforts to anticipate the running, as water levels in times Ciliwung already equivalent to the road, as a result of water flooded the road back again.
1,500 Boxes of Food to Ease the Burden of Flood Victims
February 15, 2011
Floods in Jalan Kramat Pulo, Senen, Central Jakarta, began to recede. However, water as high as 30 to 60 centimeters still seems flooded dozens of homes in Kramat Village, Senen district.
Ancol Flooded Road
February 15, 2011
If you want to visit the Ancol recreation center, you should avoid Jalan Gunung Sahari is currently still under water to a depth of 50 centimeters.
There Puddle of 40 cm in Front of WTC Mangga Dua
February 15, 2011
Precisely in front of the WTC Mangga Dua, Jakarta Utara. In addition to the rest of rainwater, flood inundation is also coming from high tides.
Road in Front of WTC Mangga Dua Still Flooded
February 16, 2011,20110216-313668,id.html
The rain which flushed Jakarta during the last few days make time could not contain the abundant flow of water. As a result, appears puddle as happened at Jalan Gunung Sahari, Jakarta. Jalan Gunung Sahari this morning, exactly in front of the World Trade Center Mangga Dua is still flooded. Standing water began to recede into 10-15 inch meter.
Kamal Raya Road Inundated
February 16, 2011
Puddle of water as high as 50 inches occurred on Jalan Kamal Raya, precisely in front of Miami Building, West Jakarta, Wednesday (2/16). As a result, traffic congestion on Jalan Kamal Raya to Soekarno Hatta Airport densely monitored. Inundation due to overflow of water channel near the road.
Inundation in Kavling Polri Ragunan
February 16, 2011
The rain which flushed Jakarta this afternoon leaving a pool of about 50 centimeters in Kavling Polri Ragunan, South Jakarta. As a result of these puddles, traffic stalled because the drivers must slow the speed rate. Similar flood occurred on Jalan Saco Ragunan toward Jalan Paso as high as 50 cm, and Jalan Condet Raya in front of Batu Ampar Post Office.