Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

On the 28th September 2018, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struckย off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The earthquake triggered a tsunami warning, which was lifted soon after. However, not long after this, a tsunami hit the coast around the city of Palu, wiping out buildings, killing hundreds of people.

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Video reports:

Live updates provided on Guardian website while the event unfolded.

Drone footage shows extent of damage in Palu:




Typhoon Mangkhut

In September 2018, The Philippines, Hong Kong and China suffered major damage and loss of life due to a major typhoon. Follow the story of this weather event below:

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