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KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) - The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was rocked by a fifth day of eruptions from the La Soufriere volcano on Tuesday as leaders warned of shortages of water and the potential need for hundreds of millions of dollars to rebuild.
RABAKA, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) -The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was blanketed with a thin layer of ash and a "strong sulphur" smell hung in the air on Saturday, a day after a volcano spectacularly erupted after decades of inactivity.
President Joko Widodo arrived in a cyclone-hit cluster of islands after the disaster killed more than 200 people, including victims in neighbouring Timor Leste, with dozens still missing.
ROSE HALL, St Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) -La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted on Friday after decades of inactivity, sending dark plumes of ash and smoke billowing into the sky and forcing thousands from surrounding villages to evacuate.
More than 90 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing as rescuers are hampered by damaged roads
Tropical cyclone Seroja pounded Indonesia and East Timor Monday after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that have killed at least 91 people and left dozens missing.
JAKARTA (AFP) - More than 75 people have died and dozens are still missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste, officials said on Monday (April 5).
Vehicle fires in Singapore dip to decade low; incidents usually due to overheating, electrical faults
The number of vehicle fires in Singapore has been falling. Latest statistics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) show a dip, from 221 in 2018 to 195 in 2019 and 153 last year, the lowest in a decade.
At least 44 people were killed after flash floods and landslides swept an island in Indonesia's easternmost province Sunday morning, rescue officials said, adding they expected the toll to rise.
BAMAKO (Reuters) - The United Nations mission in Mali said on Friday that four peacekeepers were killed and several others injured in an attack on its base in the northern town of Aguelhok.