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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

Sumatra

Sep 11, 2019 18:19
As on September 9, the country has received 792mm of rainfall compared to the normal of 737 mm – or 3% more than normal – as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). read more
Aug 13, 2019 13:17
Key to the plan is to upgrade provincial airports and improve access to outlying destinations, such as Lake Toba on Sumatra island, more than 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) from Jakarta, the capital. read more
Aug 02, 2019 17:47
The Indonesian geophysics agency issued a tsunami warning after the quake, which the USGS said had hit at a depth of 59 km (37 miles), about 227 km (141 miles) from the city of Teluk Betung on the island. read more
Mar 31, 2019 00:52
Arachnid found in 2016 was named after the state’s senior forest official Sunil Limaye read more
Mar 20, 2019 18:15
The five couples flogged Thursday received between four and 22 strokes from a rattan cane outside a mosque in the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, after they served several months in prison. read more
Jan 26, 2019 18:12
The number of the evacuees has doubled from Friday after the disaster mitigation officials managed to get access to previously isolated districts and update the figures. read more
Jan 01, 2019 12:01
Authorities struggled to get tractors and other heavy equipment over washed-out roads as heavy rain was hampering search efforts, Nugroho said. Television footage showed hundreds of police, soldiers and residents digging through debris with their hands,... read more
Dec 25, 2018 12:50
Survivors recall how a perfect night turned into a nightmare when a torrent of water emerged from the darkness like a monster, swallowing everything in its wake. read more
Dec 24, 2018 12:51
Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone nations on Earth due to its position straddling the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, where tectonic plates collide. read more
Dec 23, 2018 11:43
A tsunami apparently caused by the eruption of an island volcano killed at least 62 people around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, sending a wall of water crashing some 65 feet inland and sweeping away hundreds of properties. read more
Nov 30, 2018 19:06
The regulation is the latest example of a rise in government and public hostility toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. read more
Nov 16, 2018 13:58
The father of Rio Nanda Pratama filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the US state of Illinois, where the plane manufacturer is headquartered, over the death of the young doctor who was to have married his high-school sweetheart this week. read more
Nov 08, 2018 20:47
In the latest incident, the jet clipped a pole as it taxied to the runway at Bengkulu airport on Sumatra island ahead of its flight to Jakarta. read more
Oct 29, 2018 12:39
Disaster Official says, “The aircraft, on a 1-hour-and-10-minute flight to Pangkal Pinang on an island chain off Sumatra, was carrying 181 passengers, including one child and two babies, and seven crew members.” read more
Oct 13, 2018 14:05
Both North and West Sumatra provinces declared a weeklong emergency relief period as hundreds of terrified survivors fled their hillside homes to safer ground, fearing more of the mountainside would collapse under continuing rain. read more