Jakarta under water

Widespread floods inundated much of the city of 14 million people, the worst to hit Jakarta in recent memory. Authorities said at least 20,000 have been evacuated.

People cross a flooded street while holding a cord for safety in Jakarta, Indonesia Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Indonesia's army deployed rubber boats in the capital's business district on Thursday to rescue people trapped in floods that inundated much of the city of 14 million people. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
People cross a flooded street while holding a cord for safety in Jakarta, Indonesia Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Indonesia's army deployed rubber boats in the capital's business district on Thursday to rescue people trapped in floods that inundated much of the city of 14 million people. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
People cross a flooded street while holding a cord for safety in Jakarta, Indonesia Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Indonesia's army deployed rubber boats in the capital's business district on Thursday to rescue people trapped in floods that inundated much of the city of 14 million people. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People struggle through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People struggle through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People wade through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People shelter from floodwaters amongst their belongings beneath an overpass, on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People shelter from floodwaters amongst their belongings beneath an overpass, on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: A Rolls Royce is stranded in floodwater in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: A Rolls Royce is stranded in floodwater in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People are stranded by floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People are stranded by floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People are stranded by floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People are stranded by floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People are stranded by floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People are stranded by floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People struggle through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People struggle through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People struggle through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)
Jakarta Floods Displace Thousands
JAKARTA, INDONESIA - JANUARY 17: People struggle through floodwaters in Jakarta's central business district on January 17, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians were displaced and the capital was covered in many key areas in over a meter of water after days of heavy rain. (Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)

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