Severe flooding occurred during the 2011 monsoon season in Thailand.The flooding began at the end of July triggered by the landfall of Tropical Storm Nock-ten.These floods soon spread through the provinces of northern, northeastern, and central Thailand along the Mekong and Chao Phraya river basins.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami) occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. It was an undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 M w, reaching a Mercalli intensity up to IX in certain areas.
Japan earthquake and tsunami, severe natural disaster that occurred in northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and killed at least 20,000 people. The event began with a powerful earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan’s main island, which initiated a series of large tsunami waves that devastated many coastal areas.
The death toll from the 2004 tsunami is much higher than that of the 2011 tsunami. Sumatra, Indonesia was the center of the earthquake in 2004 and Sendai. Japan was the center of the earthquake in 2011. The magnitude of the Japan earthquake was 9.0, but the magnitude of the quake that hit Indonesia was 9.1.
Death toll in the tsunami in Indonesia last 2004 is around 220,000 and the death counts in Japan last March 11, 2011 is around 2,000 but is expected to rise up as high as thousands as the search for missing person’s is still on going. On the magnitude of the earthquake, it’s 9.1 for the 2004 tsunami and 9.0 for the latest 2011 tsunami in Japan.
Ten deadliest natural disasters. Notes: The list does not include several volcanic eruptions with uncertain death tolls resulting from collateral effects (crop failures, etc.), though these may have numbered in the millions; see List of volcanic eruptions by death toll. This list does not include Epidemics and Famines.
Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, tsunami that hit the coasts of several countries of South and Southeast Asia in December 2004. The tsunami and its aftermath were responsible for immense destruction and loss on the rim of the Indian Ocean. On December 26, 2004, at 7:59 am local time, an undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
New figures on the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster death toll have been released by Indonesia's National Disaster Relief Coordination Agency. It confirms 126,473 dead and 93,943 missing in Indonesia ...
Among the factors in the high death toll was the unexpectedly large water surge. The sea walls in several cities had been built to protect against tsunamis of much lower heights. Also, many people caught in the tsunami thought they were high enough ground to be safe.
Indonesia earthquake and tsunami 2018: Death toll soars, could hit thousands South China Morning Post ... The country's vice president said the final death toll could be in the thousands. Watch ...