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New Hazards – keep up to date

Posted by Lindy on October 29, 2010

Those who have still not been looking at current hazardous events, here are some links about Merapi in Indonesia that erupted on October 26th


2010 October 25 14:42:22 UTC

Poor Indonesia! Now there has been a tsunami to pile on top

A tsunami has hit a group of islands in western Indonesia, south-east Asia, leaving over 100 people dead and hundreds more missing.

Waves as high as three metres swept away ten villages on the Mentawai islands, say officials.

Those missing include a group of Australian surfers who were travelling on a boat in the area.

The tsunami was triggered by an underwater earthquake late on Monday, which measured 7.7 magnitude.


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