4 presumed dead after Greenland tsunami

2017-06-21 13:32

Greenland flags are flying at half-staff across Denmark to mourn four people who are presumed dead after a tsunami flooded a village on the Arctic island's west coast.

Tsunami warnings in Pacific

2016-12-08 21:51

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck near the Pacific's Solomon Islands, prompting the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center to warn that tsunami waves were possible.

Thousands could survive a US tsunami by walking - study

2015-04-16 16:20

Thousands of people living along the US Pacific coastline from Northern California to Washington state could survive a powerful tsunami, as long as they are prepared to walk briskly to higher ground.

Man locates father's body a decade after Thailand tsunami

2014-11-28 17:30

A Nepalese man has identified his father's remains in Thailand 10 years after he died during the Indian Ocean tsunami.

Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes Japan

2014-08-03 07:09

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has struck off the coast of Japan's Okinawa island, says the Pacific tsunami warning centre.

Japan to up measures amid Fukushima leaks

2013-08-07 08:03

Japan will accelerate efforts to prevent more radioactive groundwater from seeping into the ocean at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, government officials say amid criticism.

Fukushima contaminates sea water

2013-07-22 20:09

The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant says contaminated ground water has possibly been flowing into the sea.

Gold gifts mystify tsunami-wracked city

2013-02-22 14:00

A Japanese city devastated by the 2011 tsunami disaster has remained mystified more than two weeks after receiving anonymous gifts of gold bars worth over $300 000.

Fish radiation levels top the charts

2013-01-18 22:37

A fish contaminated with radiation levels more than 2 500 times the legal limit has been caught near Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

US city building tsunami resistant port

2012-11-22 21:15

After 2011 devastation a California port is building a "tsunami-resistant" harbour.


Four missing after tsunami hits Greenland

2017-06-18 18:03

Four people have been listed as missing after an earthquake sparked a tsunami off Greenland and forced some residents to be evacuated.

Tsunami follows quake in New Zealand UPDATED

2016-11-13 15:14

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake has rocked New Zealand prompting a tsunami warning and knocking out power and phone services in many parts of the country.

Tearful memorials held for tsunami-hit nations

2014-12-26 13:27

Tearful memorials have been held across tsunami-hit nations for the 220 000 people who perished when giant waves decimated coastal areas of the Indian Ocean a decade ago.

Indonesia tsunami family find son

2014-08-19 22:54

An Indonesian couple reunited with their daughter 10 years after a tsunami snatched her from their arms have claimed to have found their son.

US sailors suing Japanese company over radiation

2014-04-09 13:42

American sailors who were 'blanketed' with radiation when they were carrying out a humanitarian mission at Fukushima in 2011 are suing a Japanese company for $1 billion.

Japan predict July start for some reactors

2013-08-06 14:06

Japan may restart some nuclear reactors in July following safety checks under rules put in place since the Fukushima disaster two years ago, a government-affiliated institute says.

On the second anniversary of the tsunami that claimed nearly 19 000 lives in Japan, people visited the sites of the tragedies. See the pictures.

On the second anniversary of the tsunami that claimed nearly 19 000 lives in Japan, people visited the sites of the tragedies. See the pictures.

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Solomon Islands tsunami toll rises

2013-02-07 12:00

Aid workers have been struggling to reach remote, tsunami-ravaged villages in the Solomon Islands with more bodies found in wrecked homes and debris in the South Pacific island chain.

Japan lifts tsunami warning

2012-12-07 16:29

The Japan Meteorological Agency has lifted a tsunami warning issued for northeastern Japan after a strong earthquake centred off the coast shook buildings as far away as Tokyo.

Small tsunami hits Hawaii

2012-10-28 11:29

Hawaii has been hit by a tsunami prompting the authorities to order at least 100 000 people on the island state to move to higher ground.

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