Flooding in North Sumatra

Mountain floods in one of the tourist regions of the province of North Sumatra claimed the lives of 15 people. Search operations are carried out, involving more than 300 rescuers and local residents.

According to representatives of services for disaster management of County Deliserdang, just near the popular tourist local waterfall was a group of tourists from more than 70 people, most of whom were students. To escape from natural disasters have been 57 of them.

The flood was caused by a recently passed heavy rains.