Southeast Asia falls back into the tsunami nightmare. There are at least 168 dead, according to a budget that is continuously updated, and nearly 800 injured later a tsunami that struck around 21:30, local time, Saturday, December 22, the beaches around a strait of the probe, the sea strait in Indonesia that separates the islands of Java and Sumatra. This is the reason why the figures are the authorities and stressing that the number of deaths could be in the vicinity hours. According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in the area of Lampung alone, in Sumatra, I died at least 113. While a Pandeglang, Java Island, there are 92 victims, but there are no official confirmations yet.
According to the Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics Agency, the anomalous waves may have been caused by submarine landslides following an eruption of Anak Krakatau, a volcanic island formed over the years by the nearby volcano Krakatoa, one of the 27 active all the archipelago.
Waves that have reached 20 meters in height and are thrown against many seaside resorts, stormed by tourists these days for the holiday season. According to information from Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, it does not concern us with strangers among the victims.
There are also numerous material damage: the tsunami has destroyed many buildings and hotels and has massacred the state company Pln, which employees were gathered to celebrate the end of the year, as evidenced by some dramatic videos published by local media showing the wave hit the stage where a rock band, I was seventeen, was playing for the event, which was attended by about 260 people. The bassist was killed along with the manager, 4 other members of the group have passed over 80 missing in the tragedy.