Anxious tsunami victims told to avoid coast near erupting volcano

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Torrential rain and the possibility of more huge waves are making Indonesia’s tsunami victims more anxious, as authorities urged residents near a rumbling island volcano to avoid the coastline amid warnings of “extreme weather and high waves“.

The powerful tsunami that followed an eruption of Anak Krakatoa hit settlements along the Sunda Strait almost without a warning on Saturday night, killing more than 420 people, displacing thousands and damaging infrastructure.

Rescuers on Wednesday continued evacuating stranded residents from remote islands and pushed into isolated communities still desperate for much-needed aid.

Read more: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/anxious-tsunami-victims-told-avoid-coast-erupting-volcano-181226041508429.html

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