As many other cities in the world, DKI Jakarta faces serious problems in the flood. In rainy season, common flooding is caused by several factors as follows: lowland areas in the northern part of Jakarta below sea level, urbanization rate, irregular population density, slum neighborhood where scattered rubbish where quickly provoke the flood to stagnate and increase rather than receding. This flood is mainly caused by not only above factors but also land subsidence an average of 5-10 cm every year. This paper discusses rainfall in DKI Jakarta to analyze flood during rainy season. It found that rainfall started from September to July. The peak season is on Fabruary in the range of 100-150 mm per day with a period of 23-25 days of rain. The volume of the raining on February 2014 was 700000 kM3.
Ocean and Aerospace Engineering Research Institute, Indonesia
Department of Aeronautical, Automotive and Ocean Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia