Asia Pacific

Indonesia rescuers hampered by rain after tsunami

Torrential rain on Java is threatening to cut off traffic on the main coastal road, upon which recovery efforts depend.

Indonesia

Indonesians race to higher ground over tsunami fears

Indonesian search and rescue teams scramble to reach isolated areas as a warning of further tsunamis remains in force.

Indonesia

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Soldiers arrive in island close to volcano to pluck stranded residents who spent days in mountainous areas without food.

Remote islanders evacuated after deadly Indonesia tsunami

Tsunami

Indonesia: The destruction caused by tsunami

Saturday's tsunami was Indonesia's third major natural disaster in just a few months.

Indonesia: The destruction caused by tsunami

Asia Pacific

Indonesia tsunami kills more than 280, injures hundreds

Officials believe undersea landslides from volcanic activity sent wall of water crashing inland around Sunda Strait.

Indonesia

Indonesian tsunami almost impossible to predict: experts

The tsunami is thought to have been triggered by the eruption of the neighbouring Anak Krakatoa volcanic island.

Indonesian tsunami almost impossible to predict: experts

Indonesia

In Pictures: Tsunami hits coastal towns on Sunda Strait

The worst affected area was Java's Pandeglang region, which includes the Ujung Kulon National Park and popular beaches.

In Pictures: Tsunami hits coastal towns on Sunda Strait

Asia Pacific

Tanzania's Ol Doinyo Lengai shows early sign of eruption

Ol Doinyo Lengai is the only known active volcano with a type of lava that can move faster than a person.

Guatemala

'We were horrified because of what happened last time'

Sunday night conjured up memories of a June eruption, in which nearly 200 were killed and villages were swept away.

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption forces 4,000 to evacuate

Guatemala

'Be careful with the little girl. Dig around her'

One week after a volcano eruption left at least 110 dead in Guatemala, families face an agonising wait at the morgue.

 Fuego eruption: A week on, rescue workers recover buried bodies

Volcano

Fuego volcano's child survivors: 'Mummy, I don't want to die'

Psychologists warn children are the most at risk of PTSD, as survivors of the deadly eruption cope with the trauma.

Fuego volcano's child survivors: 'Mummy, I don't want to die'

Latin America

Guatemala: Fuego eruption 'cooked people trapped in their homes'

Residents give accounts of moments after a devastating volcanic eruption that killed at least 109 people and left 197 missing.

Guatemala

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire: Lava flows prompt new evacuations

Death toll from Fuego's most violent eruption in four decades has been gradually rising and now stands at 109.

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire:  Lava flows prompt new evacuations

Guatemala

Guatemala volcano death toll rises to 109

Dangerous flows of lava prompt a new round of evacuations of rescue workers and nearby villages.

Guatemala

'My daughter must have been swept away'

Survivors of Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption hold onto the slim hope of finding their loved ones alive.

Fuego volcano disaster: 'My daughter must have been swept away'