The flooding of the Citarum River, Indonesia, causes at least two deaths.
One electrocuted in Bandung, West Java, as many residents remain in their homes.
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- Flood of the Citarum river causes at least two casualties.
- The flooding of the Citarum river causes at least two deaths.
- The flooding of the Citarum River, Indonesia, causes at least two deaths.
At least 73 people have been killed in flash floods in the province of Papua, Indonesia.
The European Union, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Turkey ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. This means 40% of the global fleet is now grounded, with Indonesia, China and several airlines grounding their aircraft yesterday. Boeing states they will issue a software update for the model within weeks.
China and Indonesia ground 737-8 MAX aircraft across their nations in response to the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Lion Air Flight 610 disasters; airlines elsewhere including Ethiopian Airlines voluntarily ground their own 737 MAX jets.
A landslide hits an illegal gold mine in North Sulawesi, Sulawesi, Indonesia. An estimated 60 people are trapped underground as shafts give way, while three others are found dead.
Scientists announce that the "Megachile pluto" (Wallace's giant bee), the world's largest bee, has been rediscovered in North Maluku, Indonesia, after no confirmed sightings since 1981. The first ever pictures and videos are taken of the rare species.