B P Sethi the system can provide advance information about both cyclones and tsunami disasters. While the World Bank will provide Rs 66.77 crore, the state government will spend remaining Rs 8.32 crore for the purpose of installing EWS.
The Hyderabad-based Tsunami Centre can pass on information through email, fax, SMS and website.
The epicentre was in the Indian Ocean,162 miles (260km) west of the town of Sibolga.
7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan,tsunami warning issued Tokyo: An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 Friday struck off Japans east coast,the US Geological Survey said. Japans emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the area. Japans Meteorological Agency raised the tsunami warning for Honshu. But the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not post warnings for the rest […]
Earthquakes are common in Japan,one of the world’s most seismically active areas.
The tremor lasted around 10 seconds but caused no visible damage.
Emergency agencies in Far East issued a tsunami warning for Sakhalin and Kuril islands
A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the northern coast of Japan.
Quake struck near Awaji island in the Seto Inland Sea southwest of the city of Kobe.
The quake shook buildings in Tokyo but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
There are no immediate reports of damage,although tsunami warning has been issued.
There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
7.6 quake struck off Philippines coast,killing one person in a house collapse.
The quake was centred off the east coast,91 miles (60 km) off the town of Guiuan in Samar province.
A 70-year-old man who was suffering from hypertension died as he fled in panic and fell down.