US Osprey planes in Japan tsunami drill amid protests

Two US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey planes took part in a tsunami disaster drill in Japan Sunday, despite protests from local people who question the safety of the tilt-rotor aircraft.

Tsunami drill carried out

Sirens wailed and panic spread in
Pillaichavady village near Puducherry early on Wednesday with a
warning of an impending tsunami following a massive undersea
earthquake off the Sumatra coast.

Tsunami drill shows gaps in Caribbean preparedness

At least 9 tsunamis have hit Caribbean since mid-1800s, killing over 3,500.

Indian Ocean tsunami drill imagines M9.2 quake

A simulation that began on Wednesday of a magnitude 9.2
earthquake off the northwestern coast of Indonesia`s Sumatra
Island is to test the readiness of warning and rescue agencies
across the Indian Ocean.