Tag: Sunda Strait
Indonesia's disaster agency had put the death toll at 222 on Sunday, with about 850 injured and 28 people missing, but raised it to 280 early on Monday.
The likelihood of further tsunamis in the Sunda Strait is said to remain high as the volcano has been destabilised.
Trump joins the chorus of world leaders voicing condolences after the destructive wave struck the area with little warning.
With the exact cause of the disaster still unknown, authorities are wary of the risk of a recurrence.
The tidal wave has claimed 20 lives so far and left over a hundred injured.
Some 584 people have been injured and hundreds of homes and other buildings heavily damaged.