PADANG, Indonesia (NEWSnet/AP) — Rescuers recovered additional bodies Monday after monsoon rain triggered flash flooding on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island over the weekend.

It brought down torrents of cold lava and mud from Mount Marapi that left at least 44 people dead and another 15 missing.

The deluge tore through mountainside villages along four districts in West Sumatra province.

Flood water swept away people and submerged hundreds of houses and buildings, while forcing more than 3,100 to flee to temporary government shelters in Agam and Tanah Datar districts, said  Abdul Muhari, spokesperson for National Disaster Management Agency.

Cold lava, also known as lahar, is a mixture of volcanic material and pebbles swept by rainwater down a volcano’s slopes.

Authorities struggled to get tractors and other heavy equipment to the area over washed-out roads, said Abdul Malik, who heads the search and rescue office in Padang, the provincial capital.

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