Avalanches and Landslides

Flooding, landslides kill at least 35, leave many missing in Indonesia

At least 35 people have been killed by landslides and floods on Indonesia's Java island and many others are missing, an official said Sunday.

Dozens of houses were buried in the landslides and thousands of homes were inundated by floods in 16 districts and towns in Central Java province over the weekend.

The spokesman for the National Disaster Management Agency, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said that 25 villagers were still missing in the worst-hit district of Purworejo, where 19 people died.

He said seven people were killed in Kebumen district and six in Banjarnegara district, and one each in three other districts.

The dead included two 10-year-olds and a pregnant...