Whirlwind damages dozens of homes in Aceh

first_img“The Central Aceh BPBD has set up tents for refugees, collected data on injured victims and cleaned up fallen trees and houses. We are also coordinating with the social affairs agency about providing a public kitchen for evacuees,” Ishak, the agency’s chief, said on Tuesday as quoted by kompas.com.Some 20 people have been displaced. They have been temporarily relocated to a volleyball court in Jurusan village. (aly)Topics : A puting beliung (whirlwind), hit four villages in Pegasing district, Central Aceh, on Tuesday afternoon, injuring at least four residents and damaging at least 30 homes.The four affected villages were Kute Lintang village, Kayu Kul village, Jurusan village and Belang Bebangka village.As of Tuesday night, the Central Aceh Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) had received reports that 15 houses were heavily damaged, 13 were moderately damaged and two were slightly damaged.last_img read more

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Early start for Clonmel races if weather holds

first_imgThis will be the final gathering of the year at Powerstown Park with the bumper eight race card also including the Grade Three Kerry Group Stayers Novice Hurdle was added to the fixture due to the cancellation of racing at Cork on Sunday.An inspection is planned for 8 o’clock tomorrow morning – if the action goes ahead the first race is due off at the earlier than normal time of 11.45.Vroum Vroum Mag will be the star attraction in the 12.15 Mares Hurdle.last_img

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