Rain accompanied by strong winds hit Tembilahan and Tembilahan Hulu Districts, Sunday, August 23, 2020. As a result, several residents’ houses were damaged and some collapsed.
Based on the data collected, there are around 7 housing units affected by the rain accompanied by the strong winds.
Namely, Salim’s house (54), the condition of the house was lightly damaged by a coconut tree, Nazar Ali (54), the condition of the house collapsed and was badly damaged, Mislan (40), the condition of the house collapsed and was badly damaged.
Dedi (52), zinc was carried away by the wind and hit the house of Alimbi Rahmat (53) and hit an electric pole which caused the explosion of the connecting cable to be cut.
Budi (45), the roof of the building was damaged, Endang (55), the roof was damaged and Darkasyi (73), was badly damaged and collapsed.
Chief of Police Resir Indragiri Hilir, Adjunct Senior Commissioner of Police Dian Setyawan through the Tembilahan Sector Police Chief, Police Inspector One Leo, when heavy rains occurred in the Tembilahan area which was accompanied by a tornado causing several community houses on Jalan Harapan Pekan Arba, Tembilahan to suffer damage.
“Some collapsed and some were hit by a tree. In that incident, there were no casualties, and the community was assisted by the Indonesian National Army, the Indonesian National Police, and the Indragiri Hilir Regional Disaster Management Agency to clean the debris of the damaged buildings.
As a result of this incident, the material loss is estimated at IDR 150 million, ”he said.