Got a Google Maps link on floods? Careful, it’s misinformation, says BNPB

first_imgThe National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has cautioned city residents over a widely shared link to Google Maps purporting to show flooded areas in Jakarta.Beredar secara luas peta banjir terlampir, ada juga yang diedarkan via link google maps. Peta tersebut adalah peta genangan banjir thn 2013. Peta yang update berdasar laporan masy bisa diakses di https://t.co/LhQnyCWoMx @BNPB_Indonesia @TurnBackHoax #banjir2020 #Jabodetabek pic.twitter.com/OHp6iffl9R— Agus Wibowo (@aw3126) February 25, 2020“The attached flood [area] map has been widely shared. It is also being shared as a Google Maps link. The map shows flooded areas in 2013. The updated flood map based on public reports can be accessed at petabencana.id,” BNPB spokesperson Agus Wibowo posted to Twitter on Tuesday. Following the link reveals that the map was created on Jan. 20, 2013. The map, which shows massive flooding across most of Jakarta, has been circulating via messaging apps and on social media since Tuesday morning.Google Indonesia did not immediately respond to The Jakarta Post’s request for comment.Residents once again awoke to widespread flooding on Tuesday, following heavy overnight rains in the capital and surrounding areas.Mild to severe flooding across Greater Jakarta has paralyzed traffic on several major roads and disrupted public transportation.Topics :last_img read more

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Teletović Set a New Personal Record in the NBA League

first_imgHe played 6 games of NBA league on Friday night. Winners, among others, were Oklahoma, Brooklyn and Minnesota.Brooklyn Nets at the Barcklays Center won against Milwauke Buckse with 104:93.  Finally, players of Jason Kidd won and Mirza Teletović set a new personal record in NBA.Specifically, Teletović in 31 minutes spent on the court, scored 19 points, 2 assists, 1 block and 4 mistakes. He shot 5 of 9 three points, a total 7/13. He also had 6 rebounds, all 6 defensive.Video: http://youtu.be/87a1cVc2fxA(Source: Sportsport.ba)last_img

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Wellington Police Notes: Friday, Oct. 2 – Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes: Friday, Oct. 2 – Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015Friday, October 2, 2015•11:19 a.m. Officers took a report of children in need of care in the 100 block W. 18th, Wellington.•9:37 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of tools and building materials in the 900 block N. Woodlawn, Wellington.•1 p.m. Non-Injury, hit and run accident in the 1900 block E. Lincoln, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Samantha F. Brown, 31, Gardner, Kans. and a fixed object/utility pole owned by the city of Wellington.1 p.m. Samantha F. Brown, 31, Gardner, Kans. was issued a notice to appear for fail to report an accident.•2 p.m. Non-injury, hit and run accident in the 700 block E. U.S. 160, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Charles K. Kimbel, 53, Wellington and a parked and unoccupied vehicle owned by Raymond Fletcher, Lake Benton, Minn.•4:19 p.m. Officers took a report of an animal complaint in the 400 block N. Blaine, Wellington.•5:52 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 1700 block E. 16th, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Jerald G. Loughmiller, 59, Wellington and James D. Fitzer, 49, Wellington.•10:55 p.m. Juvenile male, 17, Belle Plaine, was issued a notice to appear for defective taillight.•11:35 p.m. Officers investigated driving under the influence of alcohol and refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test.Saturday, October 3, 2015•12:01 a.m. Robert C. Hamilton, 31, Riverdale, was arrested, charged and bonded with driving while under the influence of alcohol and refusal to submit to a preliminary breath test.•3:16 a.m. Officers investigated a theft of a bicycle in the 1100 block E. 16th, Wellington.•8:38 a.m. Tremain D. Gingerich, 20, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 44 mph in a 30 mph zone.•10:30 a.m. Chase A. Rosewicz, 27, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for dog at large.•11:05 a.m. Caly D. Hochevar, 30, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for speeding 44 mph in a 30 mph zone.•11:29 a.m. Non-Injury, private property accident in the 1300 block E. 16th, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Deborah R. Meyer, 63, Conway Springs and a fixed object owned by Steak House Motel, Wellington.•Tasha Metcalf, 35, Wellington was served a summons to appear for dog bite violation and determination that the dog is vicious.•7:03 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1200 block W. 8th, Wellington.•8:28 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of currency by a known suspect in the 1000 block W. College, Wellington.Sunday, October 4, 2015•11 a.m. Hit and run, private property accident in the 1800 block E. U.S. 160, Wellington involving an unknown driver and a vehicle owned by Shannon K. Decatur, Belle Plaine.•11:32 a.m. Officers investigated battery, assault and criminal damage to property in the 800 block S. Washington, Wellington.•11:52 a.m. Duston L. Hoss, 33, Wellington was arrested, charged and confined with battery, assault and criminal damage to property.•1:58 p.m. Officers took a report of lost purse in the 1200 block S. Washington, Wellington.•2:12 p.m. Officers investigated a battery of a known suspect in the 200 block N. Ash, Wellington.•5:49 p.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 1100 block W. 8th, Wellington.•11:25 p.m. Kimberly R. Shaw, 40, Harper, was issued a notice to appear for defective brake lights and no proof of insurance.last_img read more

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