The pain of lost loved ones has resurfaced after the KZN floods washed away the Ntuzuma Cemetery, exposing human remains.
The death toll from Cyclone Batsirai, which left Madagascar on Monday morning, has risen to 30, according to an updated count from authorities, and could rise further as bodies continue to be found in the rubble of collapsed houses.
Troops raced Tuesday to deliver food and water to typhoon-ravaged islands of the Philippines as charities appealed for aid to help hundreds of thousands left homeless by the deadly storm.
Thousands of people in the Philippines fled their homes and beachfront resorts as super typhoon Rai slammed into the country Thursday, with a charity warning the storm could hit coastal communities “like a freight train”.
Susan Orten struggles for words as she picks through the destroyed home of her partner of 25 years, swept to his death as their picturesque town was reduced to rubble by Kentucky’s worst tornado on record.
Scientists are unclear about how long the volcano eruption could last, with estimates ranging between weeks and even months.
One of the world’s most active volcanoes, Krakatoa, erupted twice on Friday with the explosions heard 150 km away.
Taal sits in a picturesque lake and is one of the most active volcanoes in a nation where earthquakes and eruptions are a frightening and destructive part of life.
Five people have already died as a result of cyclone Kenneth and the government of Mozambique have now issued flood warnings.
Death toll figures are expected to rise as hope fades in the search for the missing.
As South Africa’s Foreign Affairs Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said, the regional body of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was completely unprepared for the disaster.
Cyclone Idai was one of the worst cyclones in decades to hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Madagascar.
Rescuing efforts are continuing in Zimbabwe after Cyclone Idai wreaked devastation.
Another threat looms over Mozambique
Rescue missions continue in Mozambique as various disaster relief organisations and volunteers step in, including South African Military pilots.
Not all hope is lost. We can still help those who survived Cyclone Idai.
The death numbers are likely to increase, according to Mozambique’s head of state.
Indonesia is still reeling from a deadly tsunami at the end of December triggered by an erupting volcano.
A warning that ought to be heeded by the Indonesian government.
The front man of popular Indonesian pop group Seventeen was to bury his wife Tuesday, compounding a tragedy that saw his three bandmates also killed when a tsunami tore into their open-air concert. Riefian Fajarsyah laid his wife to rest Dramatic footage posted online showed fans clapping and cheering before the wave smashes into the […]
Search and rescue teams were scouring rubble for survivors, with 168 confirmed dead, 745 people injured and 30 reported missing across three regions.
The “Child of Krakatoa” has violently erupted, leading to the Indonesia tsunami which claimed hundreds of lives over the weekend.