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Aerial photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows a flooded street after overnight heavy rain in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo by Dalimunte/Xinhua)

JAKARTA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Five died and one is still missing after floods submerged thousands of houses in Indonesian North Sumatra province's capital city of Medan, an official said on Friday.

The high-intensity rains fell on Thursday night, making rivers overflow and causing floods in Sunggal, Deli, Babura, and Denai.

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows a swollen river and flooded streets after overnight heavy rain in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo by Dalimunte/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows search and rescue teams evacuate people using a boat through floodwater after overnight heavy rains in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo by Byma/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows a woman bringing a suitcase walks through floodwater in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo by Byma/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows search and rescue teams evacuate people using a rubber boat through floodwater in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (Photo by Alberth Damanik/Xinhua)■

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