2019 South Sulawesi floods facts for kids
South Sulawesi province shaded red on a map of Indonesia
|Date||22 January 2019|
On 22 January 2019, floods caused by heavy rainfall hit the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi. At least 68 people were killed and thousands were lost. Gowa Regency was hard-hit having the majority of the fatalities.
The most destructive flood was caused by the overflowing of the Jeneberang River and the opening of the watergates of the Bili-Bili Dam in Gowa, though other floods also occurred elsewhere in the province.
2019 South Sulawesi floods Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.