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BPBD Urges Jakarta Coastal Residents to Step Up Vigilance of Tidal Floods Until May 12

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Jakarta, IO – Jakarta Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) announced the potential for tidal flooding in coastal areas. This natural phenomenon is expected to occur on May 8-12.

Through its official Instagram account @bpbddkijakarta, BPBD Jakarta on Thursday (9/5) also asked residents to be more alert of this threat.

The agency explained that the warning was issued in line with the phenomenon of the new moon phase on May 8 which can potentially increase the maximum sea level in the form of tidal flooding in Jakarta Bay area.

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BPBD Jakarta also asked the public to monitor the latest information regarding wave height via bpbd.jakarta.go.id/gelombanglaut. In the event of emergency, residents are told to immediately contact 112. (un)

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