After the Tsunami in Indonesia, at least 430 dead, experts warn of further danger. The volcano Anak Krakatau, whose eruption had indirectly triggered the Tsunami, is more active.
Indonesia’s Agency for climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), warned on Wednesday the population, from coastal areas to keep. Heavy rains and high waves continue to increase the risk for the residents. “Avoid coastal areas from 500 meters to 1 kilometers inland,” said BMKG Head Dwikorita Karnawati.
According to new official figures, 430 people were killed in the Tsunami on Saturday killed nearly 1500 were injured. 159 people were still missing.
the trigger of the tsunami was according to official figures, an Eruption of the in the Sundastraße between the Islands of Java and Sumatra, about 50 kilometers from the coast of a remote volcano Anak Krakatau. The vibration had therefore led to a landslide that caused the Tsunami. The flood wave hit a total of five districts in Java and Sumatra.