Residents wade through floodwaters dyed red from the waste of a batik factory in Pekalongan, central Java. Photo: AFP Residents wade through floodwaters dyed red from the waste of a batik factory in Pekalongan, central Java. Photo: AFP
Residents wade through floodwaters dyed red from the waste of a batik factory in Pekalongan, central Java. Photo: AFP
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Red tide in Indonesia as flooding hits batik dye centre

  • Village in central Java inundated by crimson waters after floods hit fabric dyeing centre
  • Officials said the dyed water was harmless, and it was eventually cleared away by pumps

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Residents wade through floodwaters dyed red from the waste of a batik factory in Pekalongan, central Java. Photo: AFP Residents wade through floodwaters dyed red from the waste of a batik factory in Pekalongan, central Java. Photo: AFP
Residents wade through floodwaters dyed red from the waste of a batik factory in Pekalongan, central Java. Photo: AFP
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