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Kabar Kota

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  • Natural disasters increasing in Gunungkidul district

    February 19, 2015 clip Kabar Kota

    YOGYAKARTA (kabarkota.com) – Due to increasing land slides and waterspouts, Gunungkidul district government continues its efforts to mitigate natural disasters. Numbers of landslides areas in the district have been increasing. Initially, landslides occur in Gedangsari and Patuk sub-districts but Semin and Ponjong sub-districts are predicted to experience similar issues. The government is now focusing on […]

  • Watch out for these signs if you’re living in mountain areas

    December 16, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    SLEMAN (kabarkota.com) – Civil engineering lecturer at Gadjah Mada University, Wahyu Wilopo, encouraged people living in the hills to increase their alertness especially when rain intensity reach 50 mm/hours or pouring down more than two hours. He said the condition was potentially for landslides to happen as occurred in Banjarnegara, Central Java, recently. “95 percent […]

  • Yogyakarta mapped out dry-season-affected areas

    September 30, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    Yogyakarta, Kabarkota.com – The Yogyakarta Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) mapped out 24 sub-districts affected with water crisis as the result of drought. Head of the agency Gatot Saptadi said that 24 sub-districts comprised of 15 sub-districts in Gunung Kidul, four sub-districts in Bantul, four sub-districts in Kulon Progo and one in Sleman. “For Yogjakarta, […]

  • Rain in Yogyakarta Due to Philippines Tropical Storm Effect

    July 15, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta estimating, rain in the dry season which occurs in Yogyakarta lately, is the influence of the tropical storm in Philippines. The storm affects the weather in the province due to changes in wind direction, wind direction turned from the east to the north. At this turn, […]

  • Impact of El Nino, Yogyakarta Threatened Long Drought

    July 01, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) estimates that in 2014 the dry season will be longer, due to the impact of El-Nino, ie from August to November. However, it is predicted that the impact is relatively lower than the El Nino in 1997. DIY BMKG appealed, so that areas prone […]

  • Landslides in Bogor, 6 Killed 5 People Buried Houses

    June 18, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    Torrential rains that began Monday (16/6) at 9 pm until morning caused a landslide in Kampung Neglasari, Mekarwangi Village, Cariu subdistrict, Bogor regency. As a result of this incident, 6 people were confirmed dead, and 5 houses buried by landslides. Head of Data Information and Public Relations of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Sutopo […]

  • Yogyakarta Enters Dry Season

    May 14, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) has entered the dry season and will continue until October. Throughout the season, the potential for drought-scale disturbances will prolong for about 1 month. That’s because the impact of a weak El Niño storms. Local people are encouraged to be aware of areas prone to drought. [Read full text on […]

  • Evacuation Route of Mount Merapi Eruption Badly Damaged

    May 06, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    Evacuation route of eruption of Mount Merapi in the village Kepuharjo, Cangkringan, Sleman District, Yogyakarta Special Region is currently in a badly damaged condition. If not immediately repaired, it is feared could hinder rescue in the event of increased activity of Mount Merapi. [Read full text on Kabar Kota]

  • Paliyan Locals Resist the Construction of an Airport

    April 02, 2014 clip Kabar Kota

    Dozens of locals in Paliyan, Temon, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta incorporated in the Wahana Tri Tunggal (WTT) rally support to resist the plan to build a new airport in Kulon Progo. This mega project was considered troubling the locals due to the risk of losing their agricultural land. [Read full text on Kabar Kota]


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