INDONESIA (Oct 13): At least ten people have died and as many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday.
PALU, INDONESIA (October 8): Nearly 2000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said Monday, warning the number would rise with thousands still missing.
PALU, INDONESIA (October 5): More than a thousand people could still be missing after Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, officials said Friday, drastically upping the total number of people unaccounted for a week after the disaster.
JAKARTA, (Oct 3): Indonesia's Mount Soputan volcano on the quake-and tsunami-hit island of Sulawesi erupted Wednesday, spewing volcanic ash 4,000m into the air.
PALU, INDONESIA (October 3): Nearly 1,400 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Indonesia's Sulawesi island, with UN officials warning needs are "vast" for both desperate survivors and rescue teams still searching for victims.
PARIS, FRANCE (October 2): The tsunami that ravaged the Indonesian city of Palu was outsized compared to the earthquake that spawned it, but other factors — including a long, narrow bay — conspired to create monster waves, scientists say.
JAKARTA (September 30): Two Malaysians were among 61 foreign nationals reported to be in Central Sulawesi when the province was hit by the powerful earthquake and tsunami last Friday.