» 10/14/2008, 00.00
Melani Manel Perera
Sri Lankan scientist: fish behavior shows new tsunami warning
According to a scientist, some species have abandoned the Sumatra seabed, moving toward the coast of Sri Lanka, which could indicate a submarine earthquake. A similar migration was seen in 2004, in the days before the earthquake that caused the rogue wave.
Hundreds of dolphins saved after beaching on Filipino coast
The dolphins were saved thanks to quick action by local residents and fishermen. Five out of the 300 died. The beaching was caused by a heat wave, or an anomalous wave.
New Tsunami alarm
This was sounded this morning by the Natural Disaster Warning Centre. "In two days, there were 31 quake tremors. If the cause is the eruption of an underwater volcano, the risk of a Tsunami is very high."
30/09/2009 JAPAN - SAMOA
Tsunami warning for Pacific coast after earthquake in Samoa
The waves, although only 50 cm, could be dangerous for vessels and people working on the shoreline. In Samoa the waves destroyed entire villages and the toll is so far close to 100 dead.
31/12/2004 SRI LANKA
The poor's show of solidarity
Fr Sunil de Silva, secretary to the archbishop of Colombo, speaks about how Catholics and Buddhists, national political leaders and Tamil rebels, are uniting to rebuild the country. Today is a day of national mourning for the more than 25,000 people who were killed by the tsunami.
03/01/2005 SRI LANKA
Government and press against orphan trafficking
Greatest threat to recovery is international aid that does not focus on human needs, says Jesuit missioner.
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®