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Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta

More than 5,000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. Some 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected, and a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation.

Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
Indonesian Army help the evacuation of the resident who living around flooded area on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
Some resident of Kampung pulo rest on a makeshift tent after flood hit their area on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
Indonesian Army help to evacuate a pregnant mother that living around the flooded area on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
People of Kampung Pulo walk through flood water on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
People walks through the flood using the rope at Kampung Pulo area on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
A motorist using a makeshift raft to crossing the flooded road on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
A woman and child walk through the flooded area at Jati Pulo sub district on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)
Thousands evacuated as torrential rain hits Jakarta
People use a small boat to cross the road that flooded on January 13, 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over 5000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta as rain has battered the capital. 31 villages in 18 districts across the city have been badly affected whilst a quick response team has been deployed to aid with the evacuation. (Getty Images)