Tag: earthquake

Death toll to rise to “THOUSANDS” after Indonesia’s geophysics agency sensors missed tsunami allowing hundreds back onto the beach

Indonesia’s geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after it was first issued following a major earthquake that sent huge waves crashing into the northeastern coast of Sulawesi island, killing almost a thousand and leaving thousands more homeless. Hundreds of people, around 1,000, had gathered for a festival […]

Drone footage shows Indonesia tsunami devastation after 10ft wave wipes out a beach festival – sweeping away partygoers, obliterating two towns and killing 384

The devastating impact of a huge tsunami in the Indonesian city of Palu has been revealed in chilling aerial photographs – in a natural disaster estimated to have killed at least 384 people. The tsunami, which was triggered after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake, ripped through the Pacific Ring of Fire […]