Tremor alert: Beach road closed for traffic

All the schools were declared
holiday in the afternoon on Wednesday as a precautionary measure
following reports of tremors.

Mild tremor in Assam

A mild tremor was felt in parts
of Assam due to a high intensity earthquake off the coast of
Sumatra.

Tsunami looks unlikely, don’t panic: Cabinet Secy

Union Cabinet secretary Ajit Kumar Seth said that Tsunami looks unlikely and there is no need to panic.

People asked to stay away from coasts: Met Dept

The Meteorological Department on Wednesday sought to play down the possible danger triggered by a massive quake in Indonesia.

India withdraws tsunami warning

The Indian government withdrew tsunami warning issued after an earthquake of 8.6 magnitude hit off western coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia.