Around 2000 islands in Indonesia may have disappeared by 2030 following an expected rise in the sea level, Yogyakarta Meteorology and Geophysics Office (BMG) chief Jaya Murjaya said. He said the disappearance of the islands and the rise in the sea level would also reduce the width of Indonesia`s land […]

2,000 Indonesian Islands May Disappear by 2030

In early May 2007, Bali inaugurated its first Volcano Museum in Bangli. Opened as part of the 803rd anniversary of seat of the Bangli Regency, the Museum Gunung Api Batur was officially opened its Regent I Nengah Arnawa.

Gunung Api Batur Museum Open: Bangli, Bali

Jakartans should get ready with umbrellas and raincoats, with May slated to see heavy rain and strong wind in the afternoons, according to the Meteorological and Geophysics Agency (BMG). The head of BMG’s weather forecasting division, Achmad Zakir, said May will be the transition period between the rainy and dry […]

Rainy and Windy May: Jakarta, West Java

Every time the rainy season arrives, you can guarantee that certain areas in Jakarta will be virtually under water from flooding. Sure, they have a drainage system but it antiquated and even the new drainage installed of late is incapable of handling the torrential flow.

Jakarta Prepare for Worse Floods