tsunami

Earthquake shakes area between Taiwan, Japan; no tsunami 

Japanese authorities said a magnitude 6.6 quake struck off the southern and westernmost island of Yonaguni, which is about 110 kilometres (66 miles) east of Taiwan.

published on : 9th May 2022

This TN man's love for trees is inspiring many

The organisation has also created a herbal garden at Government Higher Secondary School and Government Hospital and Taluk office in Uthamapalayam.

published on : 24th April 2022

'Stop drama, buy paddy': TPCC President Revanth Reddy

TPCC chief says farmers will teach KCR a befitting lesson as they don’t trust the CM now

published on : 21st March 2022

Powerful quake off north Japan kills four, more than 90 injured 

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told a parliamentary session Thursday morning that four people died during the quake and the cause of their deaths is being investigated, while 97 others were injured.

published on : 17th March 2022

Earthquakes shake Indonesia, Philippines; no tsunami threat

In Indonesia, a magnitude-6.7 quake that was 16 kilometres deep struck about 169 kilometres west of Pariaman, a town in West Sumatra province.

published on : 14th March 2022

Tamil Nadu's godfather IAS officer solemnises tsunami survivor's wedding

After receiving reports of several children being orphaned after the 2004 tsunami, the state government opened a home named Annai Sathya Government Home for Children near Velipalayam.

published on : 7th February 2022

Aid reaching disaster-hit Tonga brings first virus outbreak 

Tonga is only one of several Pacific island countries to experience their first outbreaks over the past month.

published on : 4th February 2022

When Tsunamika joined the UN for a mission

In Indian mythology, there is a god or a goddess for every element of the planet.

published on : 27th January 2022

India announces immediate relief assistance of USD 200,000 to Tonga in wake of tsunami

India extends deep sympathy to the Government and the people of the Kingdom of Tonga for the damage and destruction caused by this unprecedented disaster.

published on : 25th January 2022

UN will try to keep Tonga Covid-free in relief effort

The WHO said Tuesday it was for the Tongan authorities to balance their priorities between maintaining their Covid regulations and getting in urgently-needed support.

published on : 18th January 2022

Humanitarian aid to tsunami-hit Tonga hindered by volcanic ash

Communications with Tonga have been extremely limited, but New Zealand and Australia sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage on Monday, January 17, 2022.

published on : 18th January 2022

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption

A towering ash cloud that has engulfed the islands since the volcanic eruption on January 15 had prevented earlier flights.

published on : 17th January 2022

Tonga volcanic eruption shockwaves felt in India too

In fact, almost 12 hours after that, i.e., on Sunday morning, an amateur weather enthusiast from Goa, Atul Naik, posted on Twitter another graph that showed the second peak too.

published on : 17th January 2022

Undersea Pacific volcano erupts near Tonga, tsunami warning put in force

Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas. The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.

published on : 15th January 2022

'Tsunami' of Omicron, Delta cases will drive health systems towards collapse, warns WHO

The WHO said both the variants were driving new case numbers to record highs, leading to spikes in hospitalisations and deaths.

published on : 29th December 2021

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful undersea earthquake

After an initial tsunami alert, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii and later Indonesia's agency lifted the warning hours after the quake.

published on : 14th December 2021

Nagapattinam@30: Battered and bruised by disasters, yet district's resilience stands unshaken

The first major disaster came in the form of huge tidal waves hitting the shores up to a height of 16 feet on December 26, 2004.

published on : 21st October 2021

Another tsunami could hit Indonesia, experts warn

Indonesia has 127 active volcanoes and lies on the Pacific Ocean's "Ring of Fire" where earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are frequent.

published on : 24th December 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: No tsunami in Bay of Bengal region, says IMD as false WhatsApp messages create panic

The Indian Meteorological Department told media that there was no likelihood of a tsunami forming due to Cyclone Ockhi in the Bay of Bengal region, dispelling fake news alerts and rumours on WhatsApp.

published on : 30th November 2017

Cyclone Ockhi UPDATES | Death toll rises to 77; Rahul Gandhi meets fishermen families in Kerala

Thousands of fishermen and their families in Kerala and Tamil Nadu are continuously holding mass protests, demanding for search operations to continue and for relief to be provided faster.

published on : 30th November 2017