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Tsunami by Kanmani

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Here I have prepared a power point presentation about Tsunami.
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In this I have also covered other types of Natural disasters like Hurricane, Volcano, Storm etc..

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  • 1. By Kanmani
  • 2. Natural DisastersTsunamiEarthquakeTornadosStormsLandslidesVolcano EruptionsHurricane
  • 3. WHAT IS TSUNAMI? Generated by an undersea geologic event, such as a great earthquake, volcanic explosion, or underwater landslide In Japanese “Tsunami” means “Harbor Wave” Also called “Seismic Sea Wave” Tsunamis are not “tidal waves”
  • 4. HOW TSUNAMIS ARE MADE?Tsunami is made by a series of waves, produced by : Earthquakes Volcanic eruptions Meteorite impact Landslides - mostly undersea.
  • 5. WHERE DO TSUNAMIS OCCUR? Tsunamis usually occur in the tropical islands. Mostly Tsunamis occur in the Pacific Ocean as it is located on a plate mostly made of water. The Pacific Ocean is also surrounded by the Ring of Fire , a highly active volcano and earthquake zone
  • 6. WHAT ARE THE MAINFEATURES OF TSUNAMI?A giant underwater earthquakeHuge wavesFloodingMajor destruction.
  • 7. HOW CAN YOU PROTECTYOURSELF FROM TSUNAMI?We cant always protect ourselves from Tsunami but we can take precautions likeBy building a high wall in the coast where Tsunami occurs quite oftenDuring Tsunami - by moving to the highest area or building
  • 8. How can we predict Tsunami?Tsunami Warning System (TWS) are used to predict Tsunami.Also we use Seismograph – used to predict earthquake , can also be used to predict Tsunami.
  • 9. Before And After Tsunami Attack (Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia)
  • 10. 2004 –Boxing Day Tsunami At aGlance Deaths: >210,000  Indonesia: 166,000  Thailand: 5,000  Sri Lanka: 30,000  India: 10,000 Damage: >$7 billion  Indonesia: $4.4 billion  India: $1.5 billion  Sri Lanka: $900 million Aid Donations: >$6.5 billion  Government pledges: $5.3 billion  Private donors: $1–2 billion
  • 11. THANK YOU -A PRESENTATION BY KANMANI