Characteristics of flood causes in Majalengka Regency 2014-2018

S. Suryaasri, E. Kusratmoko

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Flood is one of the most common hydrometeorological disasters that occur in West Java, especially Majalengka Regency that has high potency of flood hazards. Furthermore, the floods did not only cause the loss in material, but also non-material things such as the loss of life. The aim of this research is to identify the characteristics of rainfall in flood events in Majalengka District from 2014 to 2018. The variables used in this study included daily rainfall period 2014-2018. Rainfall was calculated by the mononobe method to produce daily intensity and was calculated by API5 to calculate soil moisture. The results showed that the incidence of flood in Majalengka Regency was caused by very moist soil moisture, while variations in rainfall and rainfall intensity during the incident did not affect flood.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012036
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2020
Event2019 International Conference of Science and Applied Geography, ICOSAG 2019 - Depok, West Java, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Aug 2019 → …


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