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Dublin: 25°C Thursday 11 August 2022

#Natural Disaster

# natural-disaster - Friday 11 March, 2011

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,527 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,683 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,911 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface
# Japan
# Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,123 Views 0 Comments

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,912 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)
# Japan
# Japan

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)

Mar 11th 2011, 7:46 AM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

A 10 metre high tsunami has struck north-eastern Japan after a massive earthquake.

# natural-disaster - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:23 PM 3,040 Views 0 Comments

Why the Christchurch happened, why it caused so much damage – and why there are still dangers to come.

# natural-disaster - Monday 15 November, 2010

After the attention, thoughts turn to Burma's homeless
# Cyclone Giri
# Cyclone Giri

After the attention, thoughts turn to Burma's homeless

Nov 15th 2010, 8:26 PM 380 Views 0 Comments

More than 80,000 remain homeless after Cycline Giri struck two weeks ago – when all eyes were on the elections.

# natural-disaster - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods

Oct 6th 2010, 9:59 AM 261 Views 0 Comments

1,400 rail passengers stranded as railway swept away by rain and flooding claims at least 26 lives

# natural-disaster - Thursday 19 August, 2010

Pakistan: in pictures
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: in pictures

Aug 19th 2010, 9:17 AM 644 Views 0 Comments

UN holds emergency session to boost aid to flood-stricken country.

# natural-disaster - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Show me the money: Clinton condemns Haiti aid delays
# Haiti
# Haiti

Show me the money: Clinton condemns Haiti aid delays

Aug 17th 2010, 5:27 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

Clinton says Ireland needs to make good on its pledge to Haiti.

# natural-disaster - Sunday 15 August, 2010

UN chief visits flood-stricken Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

UN chief visits flood-stricken Pakistan

Aug 15th 2010, 12:50 PM 261 Views 0 Comments

First cholera case confirmed as fears for disease epidemic grow.

# natural-disaster - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

In Pictures: Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

In Pictures: Pakistan

Aug 11th 2010, 4:00 PM 200 Views 0 Comments

Fresh flood warnings have been issued and aid efforts are failing to flow.

# natural-disaster - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Landslide death toll more than trebles in China
# China Mudslide
# China Mudslide

Landslide death toll more than trebles in China

Aug 10th 2010, 3:22 PM 157 Views 0 Comments

Over 700 people now confirmed dead.

# natural-disaster - Monday 2 August, 2010

Concern launch Pakistan appeal
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Concern launch Pakistan appeal

Aug 2nd 2010, 4:02 PM 56 Views 0 Comments

Fires continue to rage in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Fires continue to rage in Russia

Aug 2nd 2010, 10:16 AM 137 Views 0 Comments

34 dead as 240,000 fight Russia’s fires.