“Tsunami” in Basement Parking Area of Plaza UOB

Since Jakarta had been attack by massive flood in Thursday, 17 January 2013. There are a lot of victim that found dead because of flood. Some of them are dead in the basement parking lot in UOB Plaza. Four employees that worked in UOB Plaza trapped on flood that suddenly came into the basement parking lot. Two people succeded to escape because they are still at basement 1. While the two others were found dead because they did not have time to escape.

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Meanwhile, on the evacuation of a submerged car in the basement parking lot, reportedly all cars been successfully removed. On January 20, 2013, the evacuation team found 28 cars at Basement 1, on January 22, 2013 they found 19 cars, and on January 23, 2013 they found 3 cars.

Detik also reported, that there is a mystical story during the evacuation of victims that trapped in basement parking lot of UOB Plaza. According Paimin Napitupulu, Head of Jakarta Fire Brigade Agency, on Friday, January 18, 2013 midnight, some officers saw a man and woman in the Toyota Avanza, and they waving their hand. But when the officer approached the car, it suddenly disappeared.

How to get here (see the route map)

From Juanda go to platform 2 and take the Red Line or Blue Line heading to Manggarai and change your route in Manggarai go to platform 2/5  then take the Yellow Line heading to Duri/Angke and stop at Sudirman Station and take a 5 minutes walk to the north

From Gondangdia go to platform 2 and take the Red Line or Blue Line heading to Manggarai and change your route in Manggarai go to platform 2/5  then take the Yellow Line heading to Duri/Angke and stop at Sudirman Station and take a 5 minutes walk to the north

From Cikini go to platform 2 and take the Red Line or Blue Line heading to Manggarai and change your route in Manggarai go to platform 2/5  then take the Yellow Line heading to Duri/Angke and stop at Sudirman Station and take a 5 minutes walk to the north

From Tanah Abang go to platform 3/5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Manggarai and stop at Sudirman Station and take a 5 minutes walk to the north

see the link map or the map below

plaza uob map

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