Residents hold a lead rope as they wade through a flooded neighbourhood in Tanggerang outside Jakarta, on January 2, 2020. Photo: AP

At least 29 dead in Jakarta, thousands flee in Indonesian capital’s worst deluge since 2013

  • Torrential rains forced closure of an airport and tens of thousands of people to flee their homes
  • Among the victims was an elderly couple trapped inside their house and a teenage boy electrocuted by a power line
Topic |   Indonesia
Residents hold a lead rope as they wade through a flooded neighbourhood in Tanggerang outside Jakarta, on January 2, 2020. Photo: AP
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