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Scores die in flash floods in Indonesia and Timor-Leste – The Guardian

Death toll expected to rise further after torrential rain swept the Indonesian archipelago and neighbouring Timor-Leste



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More than 70 people have died after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor-Leste on Sunday, authorities said, with warnings the toll could rise further.
Torrential rain wreaked havoc and destruction on islands stretching from Flores Island in Indonesia to Timor-Leste, a small nation east of the Indonesian archipelago.
The deluge and subsequent landslides caused dams to overflow, submerging thousands of houses and leaving rescue workers struggling to reach…

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