ARTICLES RELATING TO TSUNAMIS

UNVEILED: Tsunami under the sea

2019-04-07 21:11

Tsunamis and tidal waves are often huge natural disasters, causing widespread damage and destruction. But really happens? WATCH NOW.

WATCH: Destroyed houses after Indonesia tsunami

2018-12-24 08:52

The volcano-triggered tsunami in Indonesia has left behind many destroyed houses in Carita beach. WATCH.

WATCH: Top World news videos for Christmas Eve

2018-12-24 06:27

Volcano-triggered tsunami kills more than 200 | Trump pushes Mattis out early; here are the top World news videos today. WATCH.

Indonesia disaster: Desperate survivors search debris for food, drinks

2018-10-03 20:54

Desperate people in the hard-hit Indonesian city of Palu are searching for anything edible in the shell of a warehouse that tsunami waves pounded

Putin's nuclear 'doomsday machine' could trigger 90m tsunamis — but the worst effects might come from the fallout

2018-04-25 10:33

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described a torpedo designed to hit coastal targets with a "massive" nuclear bomb. But physicists question its effectiveness.

6.1 quake hits off Japan's Bonin Islands

2017-09-07 20:23

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off Japan's Bonin Islands but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said.

Trauma to lives, economy from tsunami persists 6 years on

2017-03-11 14:53

Japan is marking the anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18 000 people dead or missing and led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant.

A million evacuated after big quake rattles Chile

2015-09-17 20:00

One million people have evacuated as small tsunamis hit after an 8.3-magnitude quake in northern Chile left 10 dead.

Tsunami threat as 7.4 quake hits Papua New Guinea

2015-05-05 06:52

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea with tsunami waves possible along the coast, seismologists say.

Tsunami warning as 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

2015-03-30 05:31

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea, US seismologists say, with ‘hazardous’ tsunami waves possible in areas near the epicentre.

 

Indonesia rescuers scramble to reach isolated tsunami-struck towns

2018-12-26 10:05

Indonesian search and rescue teams have plucked stranded residents from remote islands and pushed into isolated communities still desperate for aid in the aftermath of a volcano-triggered tsunami that killed more than 400.

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

2018-12-24 08:44

Indonesian rescuers have raced to find survivors after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves.

Indonesia expert warned of quake, government even mapped risk areas

2018-10-09 12:07

An Indonesian scientist had warned of a quake and tsunami occurring in the area hard-hit by last month's disasters; the government had even mapped areas at risk of liquefaction in which soft ground turns to mud.

WATCH: Indonesia earthquake, tsunami victims desperate for aid, frustrated by delays

2018-10-02 15:14

Desperation has exploded into anger in the town closest to the epicentre of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit parts of Sulawesi island four days ago, with residents begging Indonesia's president to help them.

After tsunami, ocean plastic acted as rafts for small sea life

2017-09-29 09:31

After a tsunami hit Japan in 2011, hundreds of aquatic species migrated across the ocean to the US by hitching rides on debris that acted as rafts, researchers say.

Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

2017-04-26 08:27

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister has resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.

New Zealand evacuates coastal areas as tsunamis hit

2016-11-13 19:11

Residents in coastal areas of New Zealand fled through the night after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck just after midnight, triggering a potentially destructive tsunami.

Japanese farmer warned nuclear operator of risks in 2004

2015-07-21 18:06

A Japanese farmer says she urged Fukushima power plant executives to implement anti-tsunami measures to mitigate the threat of a major crisis, years before the 2011 catastrophe occurred.

Tsunami warning lifted after quake hits near Japan

2015-04-20 05:57

School children have been evacuated to higher ground on some islands and buildings swayed in Taipei after a strong earthquake struck in seas east of Taiwan and south of Okinawa, Japan.

Tsunami drill unfolds across 40 countries

2015-02-06 22:07

Forty countries lying along the Pacific Ocean from Asia to the Americas are putting their tsunami early warning systems and escape drills to the test this week.

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