Families and residents of Hasan Bay in Railot Tahak’s Village of Maubesi in Malaka, East Nusa Tenggara came precariously close to losing their homes when a fierce hurricane hit their sleepy village on Monday (10/2). The hurricane caused serious damages to 15 homes and injured at least 2 residents. Fortunately, no fatalities were reported.
Head of Malaka Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) Gabriel Seran said, “There were no fatalities reported from the hurricane. Two residents were injured and 15 houses were severely damaged with some of the houses losing their roofs completely”, said Gabriel as reported by Antara.
Gabriel also said that his team is currently carrying out an identification process to calculate losses and total damages caused by the hurricane and that data related to the disaster will be released on Tuesday (11/2) morning.