JAMBI, Jambi (The Jakarta Post) : A major highway in Jambi city was again hit by landslides, this time cutting the road at Muaroamat village, Batangmerangin district in Kerinci regency.
There are at least 50 landslide-prone areas along the Jambi-Kerinci route.
The road was covered with earth as high as one meter, with fallen trees obstructing traffic.
Around 100 vehicles coming from both directions were stranded by the landslide.
Many bus passengers were forced to walk for six hours to continue their journey with other buses from Batangmerangin to Sungaipenuh.