Related Topics
Ask NewsBytes
Abhinav Bose

Abhinav Bose

Asked on 24 December, 2018

How was the Indonesian tsunami triggered?

NewsBytes

Answered by

NewsBytes

After the eruption of volcano Anak Krakatau, an underwater landslide occurred which led to the tsunami.

Shreyas Sharma

Shreyas Sharma

Asked on 24 December, 2018

How many people have died?

NewsBytes

Answered by

NewsBytes

Reports claim as many as 281 people died and 1016 were injured in the tsunami.

Rakesh Malik

Rakesh Malik

Asked on 24 December, 2018

Is it possible that more tsunamis could strike?

NewsBytes

Answered by

NewsBytes

Weather officials said since the volcano is continuing to erupt, more tsunamis could strike the coastal areas.

Aarav Kapoor

Aarav Kapoor

Asked on 24 December, 2018

Was a warning sounded earlier?

NewsBytes

Answered by

NewsBytes

Since Indonesia's early warning system can't detect underwater landslides, an early warning wasn't given.

Next Timeline