Breaking news: Tsunami's

What is a Tsunami ?

A tsunami is a huge wave usually caused by an earthquake under the ocean.

The Sumatra Tsunami

In December of 2004, a large earthquake took place in the Indian Ocean. It happened off the western coast of Sumatra. Waves on Sumatra were up to 30 meters.

Tsunami Safety

  • If you live near he coast and you hear of an earthquake, listen to local news reports for possible tsunami warnings.

  • If there is a tsunami warning for your area, move t high ground and don't stay to gather our things.

  • Have a disaster plan
  • Prepare a disaster supplies kit for your home and car. Include a first aid kit, canned food and a can opener, bottled water, battery-operated radio, flashlight, protective clothing and written instructions on how to turn off electricity, gas, and water.

About Me

I love learning about tsunami's, this flyer is a class project where we each do a flyer on a landform and I picked a tsunami.

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