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7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Peru; tsunami threat 14.1.2018 General News
A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early today, prompting a US agency to issue a tsunami threat message for parts of the country and neighbouring Chile. The US Geological Survey reported that the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The epicentre was 42 kms south-southwest of Acari, with the earthquake hitting at 4:18 am local time at a depth of 12.1 kms. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that "hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts." A statement says that tsunami waves reaching 0.3 metres to one metre "above the tide level are possible for some coasts of Peru." It also says waves are forecast to be less than 0.3 meters for the coasts of Chile.
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VHF sets distributed for fishermen 10.1.2018 Hindu: Home
At subsidised rates for seamless communication
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Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off Honduras coast: USGS 10.1.2018 General News
A powerful and shallow 7.6- magnitude earthquake has hit the waters off the coast of Honduras, triggering tsunami threats and advisories for nearby Caribbean shores, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake struck at 0820 IST late yesterday and its epicenter was located some 27 miles (44 kilometers) east of Great Swan Island, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). It was provisionally considered to be shallow. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said authorities had activated the country's emergency system, but urged people to "please remain calm." "Based on the preliminary earthquake parameters, hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1,000 kilometers of the earthquake epicenter," the US National Weather Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. Tsunami advisories, which are a level below "warnings" were issued for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Cuba, Mexico, Honduras, Belize and Jamaica meanwhile were ..
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Tamil Nadu remembers 2004 tsunami victims 26.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Hundreds of people living in Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Tuesday paid homage to those who were swept away by the 2004 tsunami on this day.
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'We will search till we find the last fisherman' 16.12.2017 Rediff: Interviews
'Not only have we rescued 1,700 fishermen but on the morning of November 30, we evacuated 1,044 fishing folk, otherwise the missing numbers would have been much higher.'
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Cyclone Ockhi’s gone but not the fear as boats wait in huddle 8.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Kudankulam plant can withstand Fukushima-like disaster: Russian official 6.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The plant is protected from natural and technological disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes and even plane crash
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'Kudankulam plant can withstand Fukushima-like disaster' 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
All nuclear power plants being developed by Russia, including the one at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, meet all post-Fukushima safety standards and would be able to withstand external influence like an earthquake or a tsunami, an official of Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp said on Wednesday.
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Coastal areas in State go through a tsunami preparedness drill 25.11.2017 Hindu: National
Preventive steps, rescue and first aid methods demonstrated by various govt. departments
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State’s preparedness to calamities tested 25.11.2017 Hindu: National
Nearly 4,400 areas along T.N. coast vulnerable to tsunami
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NDRF personnel take part in mega tsunami mock drill 25.11.2017 Hindu: News
Exercise held in Chennai, Puducherry, Karaikal, Mamallapuram
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Mock drill on tsunami preparedness conducted along India's eastern coast 24.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The exercise was conducted by home ministry through National Disaster Management Authority and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services
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Drill for tsunami held along India's eastern coast 24.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A multi-state mock exercise for tackling the situation in case of a tsunami was conducted along the eastern coast of India on Friday, officials said.
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Multi State Mega Mock Tsunami Exercise 2017 held 24.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Home Affairs through National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) today conducted a first-of-its-kind multi-State mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness covering the entire eastern coastline of the country.
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Mock tsunami drill for East Coast today 24.11.2017 Hindu: News
Simulated wave to hit all coastal States of India with large wave heights
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MHA to conduct Multi State Mega Mock Tsunami Exercise 2017 tomorrow; 23.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Home Affairs through National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) will conduct a multi-State mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness tomorrow.
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Chasing the waves 18.11.2017 Hindu: Education
Meet seismologist Kusala Rajendran, the tsunami hunter
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Mock Tsunami exercise on East Coast on November 24 8.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Standard operation procedures, disaster preparedness reviewed at INCOIS
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NCC cadets complete sailing expedition 15.8.2017 Hindu: News
Cover 456 km in two 27-foot non-motorised sailing boats
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Long live the canal 5.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The Buckingham Canal was once the preferred choice for ferrying goods along coastal Andhra Pradesh. An ambitious plan to not only restore the British-era canal to its past glory but also extend its course is now afoot.
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