Mangroves help protect against sea-level rise
Mangroves help protect against sea-level rise

Mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea-level rise caused by climate change, a new study has found.
 

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity
Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

The Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago issued an alert about elevated activity at Kick 'em-Jenny, an underwater volcano located near Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

New device predicts earthquake, tsunami

A new device that you can keep in your house can warn you when an earthquake or tsunami is detected in the local area.

India extends tsunami warning services to Sri Lanka, Seychelles

 India on Friday extended its tsunami early warning system services to Sri Lanka and the Seychelles.

Magnitude 6.5 quake off Solomons, no tsunami threat

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off the Solomon Islands on Friday, seismologists said, but no tsunami threat was issued.

World Bank aided disaster management programme for tsunami-hit villages

A World Bank-funded disaster management and awareness programme was launched on Saturday in 50 coastal villages of Nagapattinam district, which were the worst hit by the December 2004 tsunami.

Tremors felt in Delhi after strong earthquake jolts Japan

A magnitude 8.5 earthquake, which was later revised to 7.8 on the Richter scale, shook parts of Japan on Saturday evening, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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Strong earthquake measuring 7.8 jolts Japan; tremors felt in Delhi, NCR
Strong earthquake measuring 7.8 jolts Japan; tremors felt in Delhi, NCR

A magnitude 8.5 earthquake shook parts of Japan on Saturday evening, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Japan under-estimated Fukushima tsunami risk: IAEA

Japanese regulatory authorities and the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco), owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, failed to implement adequate safeguards at the plant before the 2011 tsunami despite being aware of the risks, the International Atomic Energy Agency has said.

Singapore scientists to assess tsunami risk

A team of 10 scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will conduct a month-long sea expedition from Saturday to assess tsunami risks near the western coast of Indonesia.

Tsunami threat as 7.4 magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Tuesday with hazardous tsunami waves possible along the local coast, seismologists said.

Small tsunami hits southern Japanese islands

A minor tsunami hit a group of Japanese islands in the Pacific early Sunday following an earthquake, but there were no reports of damage or injuries, officials and news reports said.

Minor tsunami warning issued after quake in south of Tokyo

The Japanese meteorology agency issued a tsunami warning early Sunday following a magnitude 5.9 quake in the Pacific south of Tokyo.

Japan eyes nuclear for a fifth of electricity supply

A fifth of Japan`s electricity supply should come from nuclear power generation, the country`s industry ministry said Tuesday, despite widespread opposition in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster.

Powerful quake hits Taiwan and Japan, tsunami warning lifted

One man died and another was hospitalised Monday after a fire caused by a powerful quake off Taiwan that also set buildings shaking in the capital Taipei and sparked a short-lived tsunami warning in far southwestern Japan.

Tsunami warning after 6.8 magnitude quake hits Okinawa: NHK

A tsunami as big as one metre (three feet) was reportedly forecast to hit the Okinawa island chain Monday after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck far-southern Japan.

Tsunami-hit school becomes Tamil Nadu's first smart school

A Panchayat Union Middle School at Keechankuppam village in Nagapattinam district, which was ravaged by the tsunami on December 26,2004, has become Tamil Nadu's first government school to get a 'smart class' with internet facility.

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.

Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss
Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss

A new study has recently revealed that Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming andozone loss , as it released tons of harmful chemical in the atmosphere.