15-metre tsunami causes ‘unprecedented disaster’ in Tonga
At least three people were killed and survivors were left huddled under makeshift shelters.
Troops race to deliver aid to Philippine typhoon survivors
The UN reports 'utter devastation' in the areas worst affected by Rai, which slammed into the country as a super typhoon.
Death toll in Philippines typhoon hits 208, say police
The storm ripped off roofs, uprooted trees, toppled concrete power poles, smashed wooden houses to pieces and flooded villages – sparking comparisons with Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
7.3-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia
Indonesian authorities have urged residents of affected areas to not panic but seek a safe location away from the shore.
Indonesia flash floods kill at least eight
Torrential rains unleashed flash floods in Malang and the highland city of Batu, inundating houses with mud and debris, while a wall of water destroyed local bridges.
Pakistan quake kills at least 20, injures hundreds
Rescue workers say most of those killed were women and children.
Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flooded in Thailand
Soldiers have set up barriers and sandbags to protect ancient archaeological ruins and landmarks as well as neighbourhoods in the old royal capital Ayutthaya, some 60km north of Bangkok.
Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties
Medics and patients alike are reluctant to be inside hospital buildings amid fears of another quake.