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Tornadoes in Bandung and Pandeglang, Indonesia injure 7


Tornadoes in Bandung and Pandeglang region of Indonesia have injured seven people and damaged 350 houses, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said.

A tornado first hit the Bandung sub districts of Ciparay and Cimenyan at around 4 p.m. on Tuesday seriously injuring one person.

Another tornado hit Pandeglang sub district of Banjar, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) added.

According to The Jakarta Globe, the tornado damage is being assessed.

An official report has shown that numbers of tornadoes in Indonesia have increased by 28 times since 2002.

Graph below shows incidence of tornadoes in Indonesia from 2002-2010 (Source: National disaster data).
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Original post: Natural Disasters List October 23, 2013