Flash floods hit Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Thursday night, killing one person and severely injuring three others, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.
Heavy downpours triggered flash floods in several villages in Solok district at 8.45 pm local time, national disaster management agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.
The floods affected over 3,000 people in the district and swept away tonnes of padi stockpiles, he told Xinhua in a text message.
Soldiers, police personnel and volunteers are undertaking relief works and assessment of downside risks of the natural disaster, Sutopo said.
Indonesia is frequently hit by flash floods and landslides during heavy downpours.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK