3 Contoh Berita Bahasa Inggris Tentang Bencana Alam dan Artinya

3 Contoh Berita Bahasa Inggris Tentang Bencana Alam dan Artinya – Berita tentang bencana alam, kini sering bermunculan di sekitar kita. Seperti pada contoh berikut ini.

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A grandmother and 5 Years-old Boy Died Because of Landslide

Berita.com, Kebumen: Family of grandma Sutiyem cried when she was removed from the heap of soil that befell her body by SAR team. The landslides often occurred in Krakal Vilage, Kebumen, Central Java. But this time the damage caused quite worse.

As reported by Evening News IndoTV, Tuesday (11/25/2014), heavy rains that occurred on Monday night, 24 November eroded soil and caused landslides that pile up 6 houses. A grandmother became victims of the disaster. She could not save herself because she was asleep when the landslide came.

“It happened so fast. Even I could not save anything,” said one of the victims whose home was buried in the ground.

Meanwhile in Cililin region, West Bandung, West Java, A number of houses collapsed due to heavy rains that eroded settlements’ soil there. This incident caused a 5 year-old boy died buried under the ruins of the house. While his father suffered serious injuries and had to receive treatment in Cililin hospitals.

Landslides also occurred in the District of Coastal Tassel, Pekan Baru, Riau. It caused a school building collapsed due to buried in the ground. This incident made the schools was forced to dismiss the learning activity until conditions getting better. Besides landslides, thousands of homes were flooded due to overflowing of Siak River. Fortunately, there were no fatalities in this incident. (AN / Sun)


Seorang Nenek dan Bocah 5 Tahun Meninggal Akibat Longsor

Berita.com, Kebumen – Keluarga Nenek Sutiyem menangis ketika jenazahnya berhasil dikeluarkan dari timbunan tanah yang menimpanya oleh team SAR. Bencana longsor memang sering terjadi di Desa Krakal, Kebumen, Jawa Tengah. Namun kali ini Kerusakan yang ditimbulkan cukup parah.

Seperti yang diberitakan oleh Berita 6 Petang IndoTV, Selasa (25/11/2014), hujan deras yang terjadi pada hari Senin malam 24 November menggerus tanah dan mengakibatkan longsor yang menimbun 6 rumah warga. Seorang nenek  menjadi korban dari bencana itu. Dia tidak sempat menyelamatkan diri karena sedang tertidur pada saat longsor terjadi.

“Peristiwa itu terjadi begitu cepat. Bahkan saya tidak sempat menyelamatkan barang-barang,” ujar salah satu korban yang rumahnya tertimbun tanah.

Sementara itu di kawasan Cililin, Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Sejumlah rumah ambruk karena hujan deras yang mengikis tanah pemukiman itu. Kejadian ini mengakibatkan seorang bocah 5 tahun tewas tertimbun reruntuhan rumah, sedangkan ayahnya mengalami luka yang serius dan harus menjalani perawatan di RSUD Cililin.

Bencana longsor juga terjadi di Kecamatan Rumbai Pesisir, PekanBaru, Riau. Longsor tersebut menyebabkan sebuah gedung sekolah runtuh akibat tertimbun tanah. Kejadian ini membuat pihak sekolah terpaksa meliburkan murid-muridnya sampai kondisi mulai membaik. Selain longsor, ribuan rumah terendam banjir akibat luapan Sungai Siak. Beruntung tidak ada korban jiwa dalam kejadian ini. (AN/Sun)

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Tornado Destroyed Houses in Jember and Bali

Berita.com, Jember: Torrential rains accompanied by strong winds destroyed dozens of homes. People who are living in a village in Jember, East Java did not believe that their homes were destroyed because of a tornado.

As shown in IndoTV Afternoon News, Thursday (20/03/2014), when the incident took place, the people overloaded by fleeing. “The wind was so strong we all ran out of the house because the roof and tiles scattered,” said a villager. The residents whose houses broken have to evacuate to a neighbor’s house whose house survived from tornado. The incident resulted loss up to tens of millions dollars.

Meanwhile, a tornado knocked down power lines and a number of trees in Denpasar Street, Gilimanuk, Bali. As a result, electricity and telephone were disconnected. Strong winds also destroyed a temple there. “The strong winds knocked down the fences outside and flew roof’s temple,” said one of residents.

According to BMKG Region III Denpasar, Bali, The strong winds that occurred in Bali called gusty wind which has speed 34 knots per hour (AN)


Angin Puting Beliung Hancurkan Rumah di Jember dan Bali

Berita.com, Jember – Hujan yang sangat deras disertai angin kencang menghancurkan puluhan rumah warga. Para warga yang tinggal di perkampungan Jember, Jawa Timur, itu tak percaya bahwa rumah mereka hancur karena angin puting beliung.

Seperti ditayangkan di Berita Siang IndoTV, Kamis (20/3/2014), Saat kejadian berlangsung,  para warga berlarian menyelamatkan diri mereka. “Anginnya sangat kencang kami semua berlari keluar rumah karena genting dan atap rumah berhamburan,” jelas seorang warga. Para warga yang rumahnya hancur terpaksa mengungsi ke rumah tetangganya yang rumahnya selamat dari angin puting beliung. Kejadian tersebut megakibatkan kerugian hingga mencapai puluhan juta rupiah.

Sementara itu, angin puting beliung merobohkan tiang listrik dan sejumlah pohon besar di Jalan Denpasar-Gilimanuk, Bali. Akibatnya, aliran listrik dan telpon terputus. Angin yang sangat kencang juga juga menghancurkan sebuah Pura. Pagar luar Pura itu rusak berat

“Angin kencang itu merobohkan pagar pura bagian luar dan menerbangkan atapnya,” kata seorang warga.

Menurut BMKG Wilayah III Denpasar, Bali, angin kencang yang terjadi di Bali disebut angin ‘gusty’ yang memiliki kecepatan 34 knot per jam (AN)

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West Java was Rocked by 5 SR Earthquake

Berita.com, Jakarta:  An earthquake shocked Indonesia again. This time, a 5 righter scale earthquake shake up Cianjur, West Java.

“The earthquake occurred on Saturday at around 17:36 pm,” said citizen. According to BMKG, the earthquake was in a depth of 10 kilometers in 8:37 south latitude – 06.79 East Longitude.

The earthquake which happened in the afternoon created panic among the residents. They were afraid of tsunami which can be caused by the earthquake. Luckily, the fear did not happen.

“The earthquake did not cause a tsunami because the strength was not big enough,” said BMKG.

Nevertheless, hundreds of homes were damaged and destroyed by the earthquake. However, so far it’s unknown whether there were fatalities or injured in the incident. (AN)


Jawa Barat Diguncang Gempa 5 SR

Berita.com, Jakarta – Gempa bumi kembali menggetarkan Indonesia. Kali ini, gempa berkekuatan 5 skala Richter menggoyang Cianjur, Jawa Barat.

“Gempa itu terjadi pada hari Sabtu sekitar pukul 17.36 WIB,” Ujar warga. Menurut BMKG, gempa tersebut  berada dalam kedalaman 10 kilometer di 8.37 Lintang Selatan – 06.79 Bujur Timur.

Gempa yang terjadi sore itu sempat membuat kepanikan bagi warga sekitar. Mereka takut akan Tsunami yang ditimbulkan akibat gempa. Beruntung, ketakutan itu tidak terjadi.

“Gempa tidak menimbulkan tsunami,” jelas BMKG.

Ratusan rumah rusak dan hancur akibat gempa bumi. Namun, sejauh ini belum diketahui apakah ada korban jiwa maupun luka dalam peristiwa tersebut. (AN)


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