Clouds of ash travelled 100 kilometres.
43 killed and almost 400,000 displaced. The death toll has doubled in Jakarta as rescuers found more bodies after receding floodwaters.
More than 230,000 people died across south-east Asia when a tsunami unleashed devastation on December 26, 2004.
United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs says as much as an additional $60,000,000 (approximately €5,500,000) will be needed to help repair the damage done to Mozambique by Cyclone Kenneth.
Dozens of wild fires tore through southern Chile on Tuesday (February 13) destroying scores of homes in the South American country.
A video released on Friday shows the exact moment a deadly dam burst in Brazil on January 25.
The deadliest fire in the state's history now appears to be under control.
In some categories, European and American destinations were shown to pose more of a risk to travellers than areas in the Middle East and North Africa, according to data collated by Which? Travel.
At least eleven people have died after Tropical Storm Vicente lashed Mexico's Pacific in southern Mexico, Oaxaca state civil protection authorities reported on Sunday (October 21).
Thousands of people have been evacuated after a super typhoon hit Phillipine's coastal areas. Typhoon Mangkhut has winds of more than 205 km per hour which bore down on the country's main island, Luzon.
Typhoon Jebi has lashed down on Tokushima prefecture, bringing some of the most powerful winds and rainfall seen in 25 years.
Instead of taking time out, rescuers move on to Laos disaster.
An under-construction hydropower dam collapsed on Monday, flooding several villages and leaving hundreds missing
The popular holiday resort region has become a disaster zone as fast moving fires trapped people in their homes and devoured buildings and cars.
The number of dead from flooding and landslides has climbed to 175.
Torrential rains has pounded some parts of western Japan with
three times the amount normally seen in July.