tsunami

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

16 dead in Mexico's 'biggest earthquake in a century'

​A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico, killing at least 16 people in the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

Cyclones and climate change: Connecting the dots

Scientists freely acknowledge they don't know everything about how global warming affects hurricanes, but what they do know is enough to keep them up at night.

March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy 6 years on

Japan pauses to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated its northeastern coast, as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home.

February 21, 2017
February 21, 2017

Ronaldo's Indonesian protege hit by injury

An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told AFP on Tuesday.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Evidence of ancient tsunamis on Mars

Scientists suggest that at least two huge tsunamis once swept across the Red Planet, triggered by large impacts.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Japan city struck by new earthquake

A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine people. ...

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Baby rescued from rubble after Japan earthquake

An eight-month-old baby has been rescued from a flattened house with no visible injuries after an earthquake in Japan.

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

Japan marks fifth tsunami anniversary

Japan is marking the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Japan earthquake: Small tsunami triggered

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes off Japan's south-western coast, triggering a small tsunami.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

Is ancient 800-ft megatsunami wave a sign of things to come?

Scientists have found evidence off the west coast of Africa that tens of thousands of years ago a collapsing volcano sparked a megatsunami producing waves up to 800 feet high.