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Indonesia revises down cyclone death toll to 86

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Indonesia’s disaster agency Tuesday revised down its death toll from cyclone-sparked flooding and landslides to 86 from a previous 130, citing miscommunication with local agencies.

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“From 11 districts affected by the tropical cyclone, our data showed 84 people died” in the province of East Nusa Tenggara alone, said agency spokesman Raditya Jati.

There were two additional deaths in another region, bringing the confirmed toll in Indonesia to 86, while the number missing moved above 100.

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