TOPKATA News – A tidal wave hit the tourist attraction area along the coastline of Cilacap Regency, Central Java Province on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at noon.
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Visual monitoring in the field by the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Cilacap Regency, a number of assets owned by traders such as stalls, stalls and shops in the coastal tourist area were damaged to the point of being dragged by the tide.
The Chief Executive of BPBD Cilacap Regency Wijonardi continued the early warning from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) that tidal wave conditions still have the potential to occur until tomorrow with an estimated wave height of up to 4 to 6 meters.
“The situation and conditions along the Cilacap coast starting from Area 70 turtle bay beach to Jetis currently until tomorrow according to BMKG forecasts are no longer friendly to the potential for waves between 4 to 6 meters,” said Wijonardi.
For this phenomenon, his party has issued an early warning advisory through the loudspeaker tower at the Wulung Stump Meteorological Station BMKG Cilacap to the public.
In addition to the appeal through the loudspeaker tower, the Technical Service Unit (UPT) of BPBD Kroya City and District also took to the field to give advice directly to the community.
“Upt Kota and Kroya officers have been monitoring and appealing to people to stay away and reduce activities on the beach,” Wijonardi said.
In addition, BPBD Cilacap Regency also immediately coordinates with relevant parties to carry out an emergency alert to anticipate the potential for worse.
Until this press release was passed down, there were no reports of casualties. Material losses in further data collection. The joint team conducted a monitoring patrol of the latest conditions related to the tidal wave phenomenon. Conditions so far are still safely under control.
This article was first published on Spirit Sumbar
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