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In 2030, a terrible phenomenon will occurred in Jakarta

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In 2030, a terrible phenomenon will occurred in JakartaIn 2030, a terrible phenomenon will occurred in Jakarta

News24xx.com -  The condition of Jakarta that is often flushed make Jakarta residents must get ready. Moreover, a hydrological report says if in 2030, Jakarta will experience a frightening future.


Firdaus Ali, a hydrologist from the University of Indonesia, said there is a global warming phenomenon that has caused an increase in the Java Sea and more frequent of earthquakes.


In addition, excessive use of ground water and the construction of high-rise buildings and rapidly in the city to make Jakarta sink.


He added that the city's surface drops 5 to 12 centimeters (nearly 2 to 5 inches) per year.


According to a December 21 2017 report, the coastal area has sunk as high as 32 cm (12.5 inches) in recent years.


Nearly 40 percent of Jakarta is under water and most of the affected areas are located in North Jakarta.


The situation has caused annual flooding during the rainy season in Jakarta. Recent floods take days to subside.

Firdaus asked the authorities to build an offshore wall around the city to cope with the frequent water woes.


In March 2017, the government began construction of a seawall in Muara Baru, North Jakarta. However, the development faced a problem when the dam broke and caused coastal flooding in the neighborhood.


The 4.5 kilometer of sea wall project is divided into two locations in North Jakarta. The Muara Baru neighborhood will have a 2.3 km (1.75 mi) barrier that protects it from the sea and another 2.2 km (1.64 miles) will be installed in the Kalibaru neighborhood. So far, about 2.6 km (1.10 miles) of wall construction has been completed.

 

 

 

 

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