tsunami

Tsunami evacuation drill held in Patong, Phuket

The siren sounded, a tsunami was on the way and people had to evacuate from Phuket's Patong Beach. Some people…

16 hours ago

East Sulawesi rocked by 6.8 magnitude tremor – tsunami warning

A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rattled eastern Indonesia yesterday triggering a tsunami warning, soon retracted, sending panicked residents fleeing to…

2 months ago

Tsunami advisory for Andaman Coast – all clear

An advisory was sent out last night about two earth tremors registering 5.0 and 5.2 magnitude centered on the Andaman…

3 months ago

Anak Krakatoa loses 220 metres of height

A section of the Anak Krakatoa's crater (Child of Krakatoa) collapsed after an eruption and slid into the ocean, generating…

6 months ago

Tsunami advisory in Philippines after 7.1 quake off Davao Oriental

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has made a public warning to Filipinos on Saturday to temporarily stay…

6 months ago

Tsunami survivors gather for the 14th anniversary of the Boxing Day tragedy

Services remembering the tsunami victims were held in six southern coastal provinces of Thailand, because they all shared in this…

6 months ago

Tsunami remembrance ceremony held on Patong Beach

Locals, tourists and provincial dignitaries gathered this morning at Patong Beach for a remembrance ceremony commemorating 14 years since the…

6 months ago

Toll rises, officials warn of potential for more tsunamis

Dateline: Tuesday, December 25, 9am (Local Time) A threat looms of more potentially deadly tsunamis in between the island's of…

6 months ago

With a ‘whoosh’ his village was gone – Tsunami Update

Asep Sunaria says he heard a loud "whoosh" just moments before a wall of water pushed him off his motorbike.…

6 months ago

Warnings of more seismic activity around Sunda Strait

A young boy has been pulled from rubble as experts warn that another tsunami could strike Indonesia at any time.…

6 months ago

UPDATE: Indonesian tsunami toll reaches 222

• The tsunami was only 1 metre high but hit coastal areas where hotels and shops reached the shoreline •…

6 months ago

UPDATE: Indonesian tsunami: Toll reaches 168, more expected – VIDEO

• Hundreds of buildings have been destroyed by the waves • Current death toll stands at 168 people, more expected…

6 months ago

UPDATE: Indonesian Sunda Strait tsunami

"168 dead and 'many missing' after Anak Krakatoa erupts" Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesperson for the Indonesian disaster agency has…

6 months ago

UPDATE: Indonesian tsunami – toll rises to 62

PHOTO: EPA-EFE • Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave • At least 584 people injured and twenty reported…

6 months ago

TSUNAMI: “There were two waves” – Norwegian volcano photographer

PHOTO: The Jakarta Post The toll remains at 20 dead and 165 injured as the morning provides light for searches…

6 months ago

Tsunami in Indonesia kills 20, many more injured

• 20 people died in Indonesia •  another 165 people had been injured in the incident At least 20 people have…

6 months ago

How is Phuket’s tsunami alert system working?

Last week's Palu tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, has brought out some raw emotions again in Phuket and…

9 months ago

Two tsunami warning towers on Koh Phi Phi not working

PHOTO: Tsunami warning systems on Koh Phi Phi's Ton Sai Bay - Daily News Two towers on Koh Phi Phi…

9 months ago

Thousands of children among survivors desperate for aid – Sulawesi

PHOTO: VOA News "Survivors are also stepping forward on their own to retrieve bodies trapped under soil." Tens of thousands…

9 months ago

71 foreigners, including 32 Thais, found safe in Sulawesi

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency in Indonesia has announced that 71 foreign tourists were affected by the earthquake and tsunami…

9 months ago