Natural disasters

Lava lake keeps rising at Hawaii volcano

Lava lake keeps rising at Hawaii volcano

The lava lake at Kilauea, a popular Hawaii tourist destination, is rising to record heights
Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts near tourist towns

Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts near tourist towns

Authorities issue a red alert for the towns of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas in southern Chile
Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

A tsunami warning was lifted following a 7.6-magnitude quiake near Solomon Islands Sunday morning
Airport 'Hobbit' sculpture plummets as quake hits NZ

Airport 'Hobbit' sculpture plummets as quake hits NZ

Quake brings giant eagle sculpture hanging in an airport down to the floor
Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits the Philippines

Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits the Philippines

Quake centered approximately 400 miles southeast of Manila, near Baliliha
Five climbers killed in Philippines volcanic blast

Five climbers killed in Philippines volcanic blast

Mount Mayon is the most volatile of more than 50 volcanoes in the Philippines
Gallery: Bracing for Bangkok floods

Gallery: Bracing for Bangkok floods

Ahead of expected floods, many are stockpiling water and food. Others are carrying on with life as usual
10 snapshots of Tokyo life after the quake as residents pull together

10 snapshots of Tokyo life after the quake as residents pull together

In spite of media hype and the definite problems elsewhere in Japan, it's business as usual in the capital
Chinese rescue team arrives in Japan

Chinese rescue team arrives in Japan

As China lends its expertise to Japanese rescue efforts, netizens react to the crisis
How you can help the Jing’an fire victims: BEAN Fundraiser for the Red Cross

How you can help the Jing’an fire victims: BEAN Fundraiser for the Red Cross

Just a few days after the horrific fire in Jing’an BEAN and Kaiba are mobilizing to support those affected
Cod Satrusayang: To Thailand in the coming times

Cod Satrusayang: To Thailand in the coming times

As the nation faces the mammoth task of rebuilding from the floods, this writer searches for solace and hope
Japanese tourism chiefs out to woo visitors with disaster updates

Japanese tourism chiefs out to woo visitors with disaster updates

Warning website to reassure would-be tourists they’ll be safe if the worst happens
Bali hit by earthquake

Bali hit by earthquake

No tsunami warning issued: 50 people injured, at least three in critical condition
Will a monster tsunami hit Tokyo soon?

Will a monster tsunami hit Tokyo soon?

The experts tell us what could happen to the capital if another massive quake strikes
Is Tokyo ready to face its own major earthquake?

Is Tokyo ready to face its own major earthquake?

We find out what one disaster education center has lined up to prepare the capital
Tohoku disaster a real-life drill for Tokyo police

Tohoku disaster a real-life drill for Tokyo police

March 11 earthquake and tsunami provide recovery experience for capital authorities
Hiroko Yoda: Fear and coping in Tokyo

Hiroko Yoda: Fear and coping in Tokyo

These are trying times -- that’s why it’s important to use our heads