17 July, 2006

Update 5: Java Tsunami - Death Toll Increases

According to local television there are 47 people confirmed dead and the toll rising. The island had no warning system. Pangandaran, a beach resort worst hit. Larger hotels remain standing but many of the smaller buildings along the coast were destroyed. 1 person dead and 19 missing at Puring Bay, 60 miles further east.

(Source: Rudi Supriatna via Metro TV from the West Java province's Pangandaran coast)

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