Rescuers recovered six more bodies buried under tons of mud from a landslide that crashed onto a hilly village on Indonesia’s main island of Java, bringing the death toll to 15, officials said Tuesday.
The landslide that plunged down surrounding hills just before sunset Monday buried 30 houses in Sirnaresmi village in West Java’s Sukabumi district. Sixty people who lost their homes were forced to move to a temporary shelter, said National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.
Television video showed relatives wailing as they watched rescuers pull a mud-caked body from a devastated hamlet. It was placed in a blue bag and taken away for burial.
A huge plume of smoke continued to rise from Mount Etna on Wednesday (December 26) after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 hit an area north of Catania, damaging buildings and injuring about 30 people.
A spectacular avalanche overwhelmed a Freightliner truck, engulfing it in seconds as a Russian mountain road was suddenly blocked by a river of snow.
The driver had jumped out of his vehicle moments before it vanished under the surging torrent in the Caucasus Mountains in south west Russia.
The cascade of snow appeared to come from nowhere and split a remote road in two - at an altitude of around 4,700 ft.
Mother Nature was out for blood in 2018 with tornadoes, wildfires and massive waves from tsunamis bringing serious chaos all over the world. Consider yourself lucky to be safe inside watching these videos and not in the eye of the storm.
This amazing views show an airplane flying close to a thunderstorm taking place over Texas.
Italy's Mount Etna has erupted, sending a huge cloud of ash into the sky and causing flight chaos.
Europe's highest and most active volcano erupted today and caused the closure of Catania airport on Sicily's eastern coast.
Flights were being forced to divert to other airports, according to local reports.
Dramatic video footage shows gigantic plumes of grey smoke covering the clouds and filling the sky.
A chain of around 130 earth tremors have rocked the volcano since around 8am, Italy's National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology said, with the strongest posting a magnitude of 4.0.
"Due to the eruption of Etna, Catania airspace was closed at 13.00UTC," a tweet by Air Live said.
This is the miraculous moment a boy is rescued from underneath rubble after being trapped for more than 12 hours. A tsunami hit the Indonesian islands and devastated the coastline.
Krakatoa eruption thought to be the cause of deadly tsunami in Indonesia.
Footage shows the devastation in Java's Pandeglang on Saturday, following a deadly tsunami that killed at least 222 & injured over 800 more.
An Indonesian pop band lost its bass player and road manager after a tsunami struck the beach where the band was performing Saturday night, according to reports.
In a news release, the band named Seventeen confirmed the deaths of bassist M. Awal Purbani, also known as Bani, and road manager Oki Wijaya, the Jakarta Post reported.
Four others associated with the band - guitarist Herman Sikumbang, drummer Andi Windu Darmawan, crew member Ujang, and Dylan Sahara, wife of vocalist Riefian Fajarsyah -- remained missing, according to the paper.
Minibus lodged in house after tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption hits beaches in Indonesia, killing at least 168 people, injuring 700 more and destroying 400 homes.
This footage shows the moment a tsunami hit a part of the coast of Indonesia. Men carrying torches are seen running away from the wave as it approaches the mainland on the island of Java.
At least 220 people have been killed and 800 injured after a tsunami struck beaches in Indonesia overnight.
A further 30 people are still missing after a volcanic eruption caused a deadly wave to crash over a pop concert where band Seventeen were playing on Saturday evening, sending people fleeing for their lives.
Two members of the band, the guitarist and the bass player, have been confirmed dead, along with the road manager and a crew member, while the drummer is missing.
Seventeen's bassist M. Awal 'Bani' Purbani, road manager Oki Wijaya, guitarist Herman Sikumbang and crew member Ujang, all died the lead singer Riefian 'Ifan' Fajarsyah said.
The 20 foot high wave hit beaches around the Sunda Strait, between the islands of Java and Sumatra at about 9.30pm local time, destroying 430 houses, nine hotels and 10 ships.
Scientists say the tsunami was probably caused by the eruption of Anak Krakatau, a volcanic island formed over years from the nearby Krakatau volcano. The Meteorology and Geophysics agency also said tidal waves may have been strengthened by the full moon.
Undersea landslides from the eruption of Anak Krakatau - an island formed from previous blasts from Krakatoa - were recorded 24 minutes before the tsunami struck.
Eyewitnesses have described fleeing for their lives as beachfront hotels and homes were swept away in the province of Banten in the Strait, when the wall of water hit.
This is the shocking aerial footage that captured Kalianda Beach in South Lampung Regency n Indonesia after the tsunami. The video was shared on Twitter.
Four members of a boy band were killed when they were hit by a tsunami while playing onstage in Indonesia in a devastating natural disaster which was caught on camera on Saturday evening.
Jaw dropping footage of the exact moment the 20ft wave came crashing down on the stage, engulfing the band, emerged on Sunday morning as it was revealed 220 are dead.
A video which was being recorded in the seconds before the wave hit showed families enjoying a performance by Seventeen when suddenly the entire stage is smashed to pieces by the wave.
The band's lead singer Riefian 'Ifan' Fajarsyah told his 300,000 followers in a tearful video he was looking for the rest of the band.
The group later released a statement saying their bass player, guitarist and road manager were found dead, while two other band members and the wife of one of the performers remained missing.
A confirmed tornado touched down near Port Orchard in Kitsap County about 45 miles west of Seattle, according to the National Weather Service in Seattle. The service said it hit shortly before 2 p.m. Local media said several homes were damaged and trees toppled. CBS affiliate KIRO-TV in Washington reports the tornado hit before a warning could be issued. Debris, including leaves and litter, was apparently lifted at least 6,000 feet into the atmosphere, KIRO added. The Kitsap County Sheriff's said there was "catastrophic damage" in the Port Orchard area, including downed power lines. They also said local gas companies are checking their systems for any leaks. Authorities also urged motorists to stay clear of the area. There wasn't any immediate reports of any injuries. NWS said it will send a team Wednesday to the area and said it's too early to "speculate on the strength of the tornado."
Mount Etna has erupted sending a huge column of gas into the night sky.
The volcano, in Sicily, was pictured spewing lava in the small hours of Wednesday.
Mesmerising images show molten rock trickling down the slopes of the mountain - western Europe's highest active volcano.
Explosive activity continues at the eastern vent of the Southeast Crater.
The nearby craters of the Bocca Nuova and Cratere di Nordest are also active, according to Reuters news agency.
This eruption seems to be small but there have been dangerous blasts in recent years - in March 2017 ten people were injured including a BBC camera crew when spewing lava exploded on impact with snow.
This is the moment a Brit claims to have sailed into history - by breaking the record for surfing the biggest WAVE.
Daredevil Tom Butler, 29, took on a huge swell at The Nazaré in Portugal - estimated to be more than 100ft tall (30m).
He says onlookers and surfing experts are confident he had beaten the previous record of 80ft - set earlier this year by Brazilian Rodrigo Koxa.
Tom of Newquay, Cornwall, said surfing the wave was like ''running away from a raging bull''.
Footage shows a 'wrestling match' between a cockroach and wasp on a kitchen table in Konstanz, Germany.
A student, 20, captured the insects engaged in the battle after returning home to his accommodation.
The wasp - with its deadly sting - ripped off one of the roach's legs and was the eventual victor.
The student said: ''It was fascinating watching the two fight. It was like a wrestling match and the wasp eventually won.''
The footage was captured back in August.
This video was shared on twitter and it captures the shocking moment floods and hail storms hit the Sun City resort in South Africa. Visitors underwent an emergency evacuation.
A couple in Arden, North Carolina noticed the power lines outside of their home were creating a fire by arcing on a branch of a pine tree. The result is incredible to watch, and at the end, the transformer ends up exploding.
This is the heartbreaking moment a baby bird gets eaten by a crocodile after escaping a harrier hawk in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
This incredible piece of video shows the moment an enormous chunk of cliff collapses onto the beach below.
The huge piece of land topples noisily down the cliff edge, prompting a large gasp from Deborah Smith, who happened to be out walking when it occurred. She said the incident was "so scary" that she "legged it away" soon after it happened.
The terrifying moment a family experienced Alaska’s powerful earthquake was caught on home surveillance video. It shows Tony Skilja grab his daughter Sophia, 4, and run out the front door barefoot, wearing only shorts and a t-shirt in the snow.
His wife, Jennifer, quickly joins them for an embrace as they wait for the tremors to stop. The family was relaxing at home when that 7.0 earthquake hit. The holiday decorations went flying off the walls and shelves inside their home.
Witnesses captured the moment a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, in videos posted to social media. Students could be seen hiding under classroom desks, while torn up roads and damaged houses were posted by bystanders.
Roads have collapsed after a massive earthquake rocked Anchorage, Alaska.
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck 9 miles from Anchorage, Alaska, a city with a population of 294,356.
According to a source, the damage is as follows: "Four airports were affected by the earthquake: the Ted Stevens International Airport, Adak Airport, Merrill Field Airport and Fort Richardson Airport.
The Anchorage Police Department reported major infrastructure damage across the city. One police station's roof collapsed. Liquefaction was reported. Several traffic lights were knocked down, bringing traffic to a halt. Many roads were also damaged too.
The Glenn Highway was damaged to the point where officials stated it would probably take a long time to repair it.
Sarah Palin said that while she and her family were intact, her house was not.
The Alaska Railroad had to suspend all operations due to severe damage at their operations center, and unknown condition of tracks.
The operators of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline shut the system down as a precaution, however they reported that there is no known damage to the pipeline." Tsunami warnings were issued, but were later lifted.
The original earthquake was followed by a large aftershock, with a magnitude of 5.7, with the epicenter centered 2.5 miles from Anchorage.
A deadly 100m wall of sand devoured an entire city in terrifying footage.
The apocalyptic wall of sand rolled into China's Gansu province, swallowing the city of Zhangye.
Drivers were put on alert and told to stay off the roads and people ordered to remain inside their homes with windows and doors closed.
The giant sandstorm hit on Sunday, according to the China Meteorological Administration.
It moved across the region at a speedy rate of 17 metres per second, smothering buildings, people and cars in thick layers of dust and sand.
This shocking footage shows a stampede of SEALS - after selfie-obsessed tourists disturbed their colony. More than 1,000 grey seals live a peaceful life at Forvie National Nature Reserve near Newburgh, Fife. But despite warning signs which tell visitors it is an offence to harass the seals, some persist in doing so. This year alone, some 13 stampedes have been caused - with four caught on camera by action group Ythan Seal Watch. Volunteer Lee Watson said: “Some photographers cause a stampede to get a good picture.There's a mixture of people that come here.
A massive landslide blocked a national highway in north India, first with an earthen landslide followed by a gigantic boulder collapsing onto the road.
Villagers travelling National Highway 21, which runs between Mandi and Chandigarh in the state of Himchal Pradesh, filmed the boulder collapse yesterday (November 21) from a safe distance.
The state is known for suffering heavily from landslides and flash floods depending on the season.