Tsunami Hits Indonesian Islands of Java and Sumatra [Video]

According to Reuters, at least 20 people have died in Indonesia on the islands of Java and Sumatra when a tsunami struck areas following a sub-sea landslide caused by a volcano.

The government’s Disaster Mitigation Agency has stated “It was caused by a combination of an undersea landslide resulting from volcanic activity on Anak Krakatau and a tidal wave.”

According to a statement from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, “the tsunami hit several areas of the Sunda Strait, including beaches in Pandeglang regency, Serang, and South Lampung.”



UPDATE: Live Video shows concert performers being swept away moments after the wave hits.

The band’s bass player and road manager are dead, three other band members and the singer’s wife are missing.

UPDATE: Death Toll Rises to 62.

Locals eyewitnesses reporting, “Many local houses are damaged. Note also the wierd color of the sea, never seen it like that.

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