JABARNEWS | BANDUNG – The intensity of rain in Garut Regency is predicted to be high in the next few days. This was conveyed by the Head of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) West Java Station, Indra Gustari.
Indra also appealed to residents to anticipate flooding due to overflow of the Cimanuk River. Given, heavy rain is predicted to occur frequently at night.
“Especially in Garut, there is still the potential for rain accompanied by lightning or lightning and strong winds in the afternoon and evening,” he said, Saturday (16/7/2022).
He said, as many as eight sub-districts in Garut Regency were hit by floods due to rain that had occurred since Friday (15/7/2022) afternoon. Floods hit a number of community settlements so that some residents needed to be evacuated.
He explained, since Friday (15/6/2022), six BMKG posts in Garut Regency recorded that the rain that occurred was classified as heavy, very heavy, to extreme.