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Tsunami 2

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Tsunami 2

  1. 1. The tsunami is a marine phenomenon created by the sudden displacement of large quantities of water from an ocean, a sea, a lake or a fjord.
  2. 2. The waves of tsunami are not like a normal wave. It is like a spreaded tidal. It is usually called “ tidal waves “. A tsunami consists of many waves that they last for a few minutes or even long hours. Tsunami are huge waves of ten meters which travel with high speed and can destroy everything in their path.
  3. 3. The initial rapid displacement of water may cause the birth of a tsunami . The result of the earthquake, mostly underwater, causes sharp reduction of the seabed. A volcanic eruption or a submarine landslide or a falling celestial body of sufficient size to the sea may cause tsunami as well.
  4. 4.  While in deep water the tsunami due to these characteristics is not a serious risk , reaching the coast has particularly devastating consequences. Before a powerful tsunami hits the sea level the water retreats from the coast, giving the impression that all the sea has gone backwards.
  5. 5.  Everyone should run towards the interior of the land away from the coast without stopping any second and try to remove from the coastal areas staying on a hill several metres above the surface of the sea .
  6. 6.  Everyone should run towards the interior of the land away from the coast without stopping any second and try to remove from the coastal areas staying on a hill several metres above the surface of the sea .

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