On Sunday evening Swedish time, had 222 people confirmed dead and about 850 people are injured, writes Reuters. Now prompted people to stay away from the beaches. A warning for extremely high water level comes up to on christmas day.
– At this point it's all about saving lives. Damaged people are buried under the demolished house. It is in a hurry if they are to survive, " says Fredrik Hammarbäck of the Red cross.
without warning at 21.30 o'clock on Saturday night, local time. Since the previous quake is not labelled by, surprised the population.
at Least 589 buildings have been damaged by the tsunami, of which at least nine hotels. Photos show the roads that are blocked by rubble from destroyed buildings, trees torn up by the roots and overthrown cars. 350 ships and small boats have been destroyed, writes the Jakarta Post, citing indonesian katastrofmyndigheten.
Indonesian president Joko Widodo said on Sunday that it now had to take care of the injured and the dead, and to find those who have not yet received help, the newspaper Kompas.Corpses placed in yellow bags at a beach in the affected area. Photo: AFP
after the volcano Anak Krakatau located in the sunda strait erupted, entering the site Volcano Discovery. The volcano had four outbreaks and the tsunami occurred 24 minutes after the last outbreak, which was the seabed to move.
the wave was so extensive, according to the indonesian geological agency explained that there was a high tide at the moment. Something that is believed to have reinforced it.
Indonesia's katastrofmyndighet warns that there can be more giant waves as the volcano Anak Krakatau continues to sprays of glowing lava high into the air.
found himself on a beach in west Java and photographed the eruption of the volcano when he was a witness to how the first wave ran in.
”I was forced to run while the wave passed between a 15 and 20 metres up on land. The next wave hit the site where I live and knocked down cars on the road behind it”, he writes on Facebook.
I ran through the woods up to the road and into the hotel where my family was. The family lived on the second floor and when I came up to them came a second wave out across the hotel grounds. It was a very loud sound from it, " says Øystein Lund Andersen to DN. He works at the Norwegian embassy in Jakarta, but also devote their leisure time to photographing volcanoes.
– After it disappeared, we left from the hotel up in the woods to a village 70 metres higher up, together with the other evacuees.
tsunamivågen over a strandscen in Tanjung Lesung, where the indonesian rock band the Seventeen played. A video from the concert shows how the scene is drawn with the of the water, and out in the audience. Several of the band members have been found dead or missing. Many in the audience feared dead.
In general, several of the victims, local shopkeepers and the visitors who were closest to the sea. The affected area is popular among tourists and many have come there for the holiday season.
the foreign ministry in Stockholm, sweden calls swedes on the place to follow local recommendations and directions. On Sunday, there was no information that the swedes come to harm.
has been established in the area where the sufferers now receive help with food, clothing and shelter.
the Red cross receives continuous updates of its sister organization in Indonesia. 20 local employees and volunteers involved in the rescue. It has not yet made a decision on whether to send personnel or supplies from Sweden.
– It remains a very difficult situation in the area. People are scared and skärrade. The first few days it is a race against the clock to save as many lives as possible, " says Fredrik Hammarbäck of the Red cross.
the stock of medications and supplies on the indonesian islands.
Several roads have been destroyed or damaged so it is logistically difficult to get to the places where help is needed, " says Fredrik Hammarbäck.
When the International Red cross has analysed the state of dependence, it is conceivable that Sweden will contribute with personnel and equipment. During the autumn, several swedes participated in the reconstruction after the earthquake on the indonesian island of Sulawesi.
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Eyewitness: I saw the wave and ran