The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 03/31/2009 7:21 PM
A tornado had reportedly hit several areas in Central Jakarta Tuesday evening, kompas.com reported.
Petojo and Cideng were among the areas hit by the whirlwind that occurred within a ten minute time frame.
According to residents, house rooftops, tree branches, a billboard and a tower belonging to the City Transportation Agency were blown away.
Central Jakarta mayor Sylviana Murni is said to have inspected the damages.
"I've just toured the area to observe the situation at hand," Murni said. (amr)