People being transported across a flooded road on a wooden cart in Jakarta
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Indonesian capital, Jakarta, hit by floods

Flooding caused by days of heavy rain has hit parts of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, forcing businesses to close and blocking roads.

Areas including the central business district were inundated and traffic was grid-locked as residents struggled to move around the city.

Karishma Vaswani reports from Jakarta.

  • 17 Jan 2013