Deadly floodwaters in northwestern Indonesia have begun to recede, but authorities said on Tuesday at least 100 people had been killed, and they were searching remote areas for up to 200 people still missing.
BBC News 2006/12/25
A big rescue operation is under way in Indonesia to help survivors of flash floods in northern Sumatra.
At least 80 people have died following heavy rains in recent days and hundreds more are still missing.
The death toll was at least 87, with dozens others reported missing, while some 110,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.
Reuters Alertnet 2006/12/25
Floods and landslides in Indonesia's Aceh and North Sumatra provinces have killed at least 80 people and forced tens of thousands to flee to higher ground, authorities in the region said on Monday.
At least 94 people were killed and dozens left missing by floods in Indonesia and Malaysia, officials said.
Reuters AlertNet 2006/12/24
Floods in Indonesia's Aceh and North Sumatra provinces have left at least 30 people dead and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes, Health Ministry official Rustam Pakaya said on Sunday.