Heavy rainfall kills 100 in Indonesia, East Timor

Heavy rains in Indonesia and neighboring East Timor have triggered landslides and mud flows, leaving more than 100 people dead.

Many houses are buried in mud or have been washed away by floods. The deputy governor of Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province says more than 80 people have died and at least 110 others are missing. Strong winds are hampering rescue operations.

In East Timor, more than 20 people have been killed.
Torrential rains are forecast to continue in the regions for the next few days. Authorities fear further damage.