High Tides in North Jakarta

A car is stuck on a flooded street after high tides hit Muara Baru in North Jakarta on Thursday (06/12). (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

By : JG | on 12:08 PM December 07, 2017
Category : Eyewitness, Multimedia, Photos

High tides in Muara Baru, North Jakarta, flooded roads and a fish market on Thursday morning (06/12). Many residents had to catch a ride on container trucks to get to work. Later in the afternoon, officials came to help residents put up sand bags on sea walls around the area.

Workers catch a ride on the back of a container truck. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta) Workers catch a ride on the back of a container truck. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

Some commuters decide to brave the flood on foot — and take a selfie while doing so to boot. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta) Some commuters decide to brave the flood on foot — and take a selfie while doing so to boot. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

The flood plays havoc with traffic around the Muara Baru Market. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta) The flood plays havoc with traffic around the Muara Baru Market. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

Residents and officials put up sand bags on top of a sea wall. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta) Residents and officials put up sand bags on top of a sea wall. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

 


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