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Tsunami is a natural disaster like Earthquake, Flood or Draught. Tsunami is a Japanese word meaning ‘harbour wave’.High sea wave occurs when a large amount of water displaced due to earthquake or volcano happening under the sea. These waves are very strong and spread throughout the places close to the sea.

There are many reasons which can cause a Tsunami. It can happen because of an earthquake or volcano. It can also happen because of an explosion which happens under the water. These explosions can be breaking off big ice chunk from the glaciers. It can also happen when a meteor collides with Earth.

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Tsunami is very harmful and it destroys everything. Firstly, due to big and strong waves, boats and ships in the ocean sink near the coastal area. Secondly, the waves spread to a large area and ruin everything like houses, buildings, cars, trees which get washed away in the waves.

The effect of Tsunami is for long time. Some people lose their loved ones and some lose their property and house which they had built with hard work.

Tsunami affects coastal places. It cannot be prevented but the losses can be decreased. Government should always make a big sea wall to stop the waves from crossing it.

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Planting of mangroves in the coastal area helps greatly. Disasters like Tsunami remind us that humans are not powerful than nature so we must take care of nature. Nature isn’t always beautiful, it sometimes takes lives also.

Questions of Tsunami

What is Tsunami short note?

Tsunami is a natural disaster like Earthquake, Flood or Draught. Tsunami is a Japanese word meaning ‘harbour wave’.High sea wave occurs when a large amount of water displaced due to earthquake or volcano happening under the sea.

What are the Effects of a Tsunami?

Firstly, due to big and strong waves, boats and ships in the ocean sink near the coastal area. Secondly, the waves spread to a large area and ruin everything like houses, buildings, cars, trees which get washed away in the waves. It is also associated with psychological problems for inhabitants of the area.

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Tsunami Preparedness what to do when a Tsunami came?

  • To escape a tsunami, go as high and as far as you can – ideally to a spot 100 feet above sea level or 2 miles away.
  • Every foot inland or upward may make a difference!
  • If you can see the wave, you are too close for safety.

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