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Nation 05 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

Number of hotspots in Sumatra down

PUTRAJAYA: The num­­­­­­­ber of hotspots in Sumatra has reduced significantly from 395 on Thursday to 110 yesterday.

Nation 12 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Haze returns due to raging fires in Borneo and Sumatra

PETALING JAYA: Raging fires in Sumatra and Borneo are enveloping large parts of Malaysia in haze with more than 500 hotspots detected over the last two days.

World 07 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Magnitude 7.8 quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major earthquake of 7.8 magnitude shook the northwestern coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Tuesday.

World 07 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Magnitude 7.8 quake shakes Indonesia's Sumatra

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A major earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck off the coast of Aceh on the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of a tsunami or casualties.

World 29 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Sumatra after 400 yrs

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A volcano erupted on the Indonesia island of Sumatra on Sunday for the first time in four centuries, sending smoke 1,500 metres (about 5,000 feet) into the air and prompting the evacuation of thousands of residents, officials said.

Nation 25 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Major 7.5 quake off Sumatra, no tsunami threat

JAKARTA: A major 7.5 magnitude earthquake was registered off southern Sumatra, Indonesia at 10.42pm Monday, some 649km southwest of Malacca.

Nation 11 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Haze comes to Penang from fires in Sumatra (updated)

Haze has descended on Penang, limiting visibility in three areas to between 4km and 7km, due to fires in Sumatra, a Meterological Department spokesman said.

Nation 14 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

DOE: Hazy spell due to hotspots in Sumatra

PETALING JAYA: The brief hazy spell experienced by Klang Valley residents yesterday was not caused by local fires but by hotspots from Sumatra, Indonesia.

Nation 27 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Quake strikes southern Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred at 7.10am Monday in southern Sumatra, Indonesia, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department. hr noshade size=-1 width=50%>

World 30 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Quake brings down houses on Indonesia's Sumatra

PADANG, Indonesia (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the city of Padang on the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Wednesday, damaging houses, bringing down bridges and starting fires, a witness said.