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Strongest winds ever recorded struck Indonesia


At least 33 people were injured in Indonesia as a result of strong winds. Solid breezes obliterated structures in the town of Sumedang in West Java region.


Recordings via social media show things flying in the air, rooftops getting taken off structures and a piece of a store tumbling down. A climate master at the government’s BRIN research focus said the breezes were sufficiently able to be known as a cyclone.

"My father was on the porch when he saw plastic flying and turning out of the blue. " Not long after, a strong breeze came near my home," said Kay Tiara, who lives in Sumedang, in a meeting with Reuters.


"The top of my home immediately took off. " My family and I went inside my home to remain safe," she said. Indonesia's organization for assisting with calamities said that nobody was genuinely stung. We don't have the foggiest idea how long the breezes endured.


Erma Yulihastin, a researcher who studies climate at BRIN, let the media know that she thinks the breeze should be something like 65kmph (40 mph) for it to be known as a cyclone. Be that as it may, the climate and geology committee in Indonesia didn't authoritatively say it was.

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