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Friday, Dec 13, 2019

Tsunami

Aug 03, 2019 15:11
Advisory has been issued that there is no tsunami threat to due to the earthquake in Indonesia by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS). read more
Aug 01, 2019 18:33
A fun filled day at a water park in China turned into the stuff of nightmares when a wave machine malfunctioned. The faulty machine at Shuiyun Water Park caused a giant ‘tsunami’ that left 44 people injured, according to the reports. read more
Dec 29, 2018 11:49
The deadly tsunami in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait on December 22 killed at least 426 people and injured more than 7,000 residents and holiday makers in the Lampung and Banten provinces. read more
Dec 28, 2018 10:06
An eruption of the Anak Krakatoa volcano, which sits in the middle of the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands, caused a section of the crater to collapse and slide into the ocean, triggering the killer tsunami on Saturday evening. read more
Dec 26, 2018 10:27
Indonesia’s meteorology agency (BMKG) said late on Tuesday the rough weather around the volcano could make its crater more fragile. 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 18:27
While tsunamis are often triggered by earthquakes, in this case experts believe the deadly waves were generated by an eruption of the Anak (or “child of”) Krakatoa volcano, which could have caused a large undersea landslide or flow of molten rock into... read more
Dec 24, 2018 14:06
At least 281 people were killed in tsunami waves of up to three metres (10 feet) that hit several towns along the rim of the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatra islands, triggered by a landslide on the Anak Krakatau volcano. 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 24, 2018 08:06
Television images showed when the tsunami hit the beach and residential areas in Pandeglang, dragging with it victims, debris, and large chunks of wood and metal. read more
Dec 23, 2018 15:31
Video footage shared on social media showed partygoers enjoying the music and then screaming as the waves crashed into the stage and band members were swept away. Reuters was not able to immediately verify the video. read more
Oct 25, 2018 16:25
Arbaaz Khan has voiced support for the #MeToo movement, saying that it feels like a tsunami. read more
Oct 03, 2018 19:01
Nearly 1,400 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Indonesia\'s Sulawesi island as UN officials warned the \"needs remain vast\" for both desperate survivors and rescue teams still searching for victims. read more
Oct 03, 2018 11:12
Rescue workers are focusing on six key sites around the ravaged seaside city of Palu — the Hotel Roa-Roa where up to 60 people are still believed buried, a shopping mall, a restaurant and the Balaroa area where the sheer force of the quake turned the... read more
Oct 03, 2018 08:33
Indonesia’s system, completed in 2008, consists of seismographic sensors, buoys, tidal gauges and GPS. None of these measures were able to adequately predict the scale of Friday’s tsunami, which reached heights of 20 feet in the city of Palu, south of... read more