JAKARTA, Indonesia

At least two people were killed early Thursday in Indonesia’s West Java province in a landslide caused by heavy rains.

According to the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB), the two were killed as a result of a house being swept away by the landslide.

Search and rescue efforts are continuing in the region, it added.

In Indonesia, which has a tropical climate, floods and landslides frequently occur due to heavy rains.

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