Tsunami warning system

Tsunami warning system: India to do 3D mapping of coast

 India is taking up 3D mapping of coastal areas as part of its efforts to further improve the tsunami early warning system.

Dec 26, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

India, UNESCO ink letter of intent to cooperate in reducing disaster risks

India and the UNSECO signed a letter of intent for better cooperation in the field of reducing disaster risks and capacity-building In Earth Sciences.

Nov 25, 2014, 00:18 AM IST
Indian Ocean nations to test tsunami warning system

Indian Ocean nations to test tsunami warning system

A UN-backed simulation exercise involving 24 countries, including India, will take place next week to test a disaster warning system established after the strongest tsunami in living memory hit the Indian Ocean region in 2004.

Sep 05, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Andaman tsunami warning system can alert in 3 min: Scientist

The Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.

Jun 12, 2013, 10:11 AM IST

China mulls Tsunami warning system in South China Sea

Amid a row over South China Sea with its maritime neighbours, China said it is leading a plan to set up a Tsunami and other natural disaster warning systems in the area.

Dec 27, 2012, 18:25 PM IST

Hawaii lifts tsunami warning after Canada quake

US authorities have cancelled a tsunami warning for Hawaii hours after a 7.7 earthquake in Canada`s Charlotte Islands sent some residents scrambling to higher land.

Oct 28, 2012, 09:36 AM IST

Philippines earthquake: 1 dead; tsunami warning lifted

The Philippine archipelago is located in the Pacific "Ring of Fire”, where earthquakes and volcanic activity are common.

Sep 01, 2012, 11:13 AM IST

7.6 magnitude quake rocks Philippines, no casualties

A major earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines, triggering tsunami warnings across the region.

Aug 31, 2012, 18:48 PM IST

Major earthquake hits off El Salvador coast

A tsunami warning was put into effect for Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico after the quake.

Aug 27, 2012, 21:31 PM IST

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia, child injured

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because it is in the Pacific Ring of Fire, an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific Basin.

Aug 18, 2012, 22:56 PM IST

`Sri Lankan govt agents sexually tortured me`

Premakumar Gunaratnam claimed that he was handcuffed, blindfolded and physically and sexually tortured by Sri Lankan government’s agents.

Apr 12, 2012, 16:36 PM IST

‘Lucky` Indonesians assess quake damage, 5 killed

Five people died from heart attacks in Indonesia`s Aceh and several others were injured as they tried to flee to high ground.

Apr 12, 2012, 12:49 PM IST

Kenya cancels tsunami alert for coastal areas

Authorities in Kenya had warned people living on the coastal regions not to take to the sea and ordered schools in the area closed.

Apr 12, 2012, 10:01 AM IST


Hours after an 8.6 earthquake struck Indonesia, another earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter Scale hit the island nation.

Apr 11, 2012, 17:00 PM IST

Indonesia quake: Tsunami watch in Indian Ocean

The United States earthquake monitoring system has issued a notification for a tsunami watch in the Indian Ocean, as per reports on CNN.

Apr 11, 2012, 15:05 PM IST

Island nation of Vanuatu jolted by several quakes

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu continues to be jolted by several moderate to strong earthquakes.

Feb 06, 2012, 10:36 AM IST

Huge quake jolts eastern Japan, no tsunami warning

Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world`s most seismically active areas.

Jan 28, 2012, 10:00 AM IST