coastal residents

Strong earthquake prompts brief tsunami warning in Alaska

September 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean on early Friday morning prompted a brief tsunami warning for Alaska's Aleutian Islands, officials said. There were no reports of ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings issued for Hawaii, California and Oregon

March 11th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- Tsunami warnings were issued for the U.S. state of Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast on early Friday morning, officials said, prompting evacuations along coastal shorelines.The warning and ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii, tsunami watches for U.S. coastlines

March 11th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by BNO News
HONOLULU (BNO NEWS) -- A tsunami warning was issued for the U.S. state of Hawaii on late Thursday evening, officials said, while tsunami watches were issued for parts of the U.S. mainland.The ... Read more...

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Cyclone hits northern Australia

February 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 16 (IANS) A tropical cyclone Wednesday hit Australia's northern city of Darwin, prompting authorities to issue evacuation notices and close the airport, a media report said.People have been told to ... Read more...

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Coastal residents need better education about tsunamis: Experts

September 18th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): The ability of the US to detect and forecast tsunami may have improved in the last efforts, but the current efforts are still not enough to meet the ... Read more...

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Two killed in Indonesia quake (Lead)

June 16th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (DPA) At least two people were killed Wednesday when an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck the easternmost province of Papua, police said. The powerful quake triggered a ... Read more...

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NASA successfully demonstrates prototype tsunami prediction system

June 15th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A NASA team has successfully demonstrated a prototype tsunami prediction system that will help researchers gauge large earthquakes and estimates the size of resulting tsunamis accurately.A team led ... Read more...

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Conservation tourism? Goa shows way - with turtles!

April 27th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Goa's unique practice of mixing turtle conservation with tourism has potential for successful replication across the Indian coast, says an expert. Kartik Shanker, president of the International Sea turtle ... Read more...

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More than 300 dead in massive Chilean earthquake (Third Lead)

February 28th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 28 (DPA) Chilean authorities were assessing the damage from a massive earthquake that killed more than 300 people, as Asian nations braced Sunday for the resulting tsunami that was ... Read more...

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Smart ID cards for coastal residents in India

July 8th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Government will issue smart Identity Cards (IDs) to all the usual residents of nine costal states and four union territories as a measure to ensure security ... Read more...

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Orissa raises cyclone warning

May 25th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Orissa Monday raised the storm warning levels along its ports and alerted coastal residents as a cyclone formed in the Bay of Bengal. Fishermen have been asked not ... Read more...

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Orissa sounds cyclone alert

May 25th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Orissa Sunday alerted its ports and coastal residents after a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone and could result in heavy rain in ... Read more...

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Bangladesh issues alert over cyclone in Bay of Bengal

April 16th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (DPA) Authorities in Bangladesh Thursday alerted coastal residents about an intensifying cyclone in the central Bay of Bengal, officials said. The Meteorological Department advised coastal residents and crews on fishing ... Read more...

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British seaside bungalow valued at one pound!

July 8th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Any takers for a seaside bungalow in Norfolk costing just a British pound? One note of caution though: the sea is eating away at the earth under it. ... Read more...

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