Tsunami

Northern 'Atlantis' Wiped Out By Ancient Tsunami

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Tech

An ancient civilisation located on a North Sea 'Atlantis' was wiped out by a huge tsunami, a new theory suggests. The islands known as 'Doggerland'...

Massive Earthquake Strikes Chile, Sparking Tsunami Warnings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

An enormous earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 8.2, has struck off northern Chile's coast causing a tsunami, and a climbing death toll. A 6.9 foo...

Nine Years After the Tsunami, We Can Prevent Most Devastating Effects of Natural Disasters

Sophia Salenius | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK
Sophia Salenius

Nine years ago today the world was left stunned as the most deadly natural disaster ever recorded devastated the Indian Ocean region.

We Have the Technologies to Prevent the Worst Effects of Natural Disasters - But They Need Governmental Support

Sophia Salenius | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK
Sophia Salenius

The typhoon in the Philippines reminded us all of Mother Nature's destructive power. Even in a technologically advanced 21st Century, we remain dangerously exposed to the worst she has to offer. But this doesn't have to be the case. We have the capability to utilise a wealth of information and state of the art scientific analysis to significantly improve survival rates when disasters hit.

Taiwanese Anti-Nuclear Protesters Must Understand Trade-Offs

Miles McKenna | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK
Miles McKenna

Nuclear power is certainly risky. At worst, deadly. These are legitimate fears in Taiwan, an island laying on an active fault zone where earthquakes are common and tsunamis a possibility.

Worst Break-Up Ever? Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald Speaks Out

Xavier Toby | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Jilted lovers have been known to go to outlandish lengths to express their displeasure at the sudden ending of a relationship, but none so much as Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald.

US Military Tested 'Tsunami Bomb' As Alternative To Nuclear Weapons

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Tech

The United States once tried to build a "tsunami bomb" designed to wipe out coastal cities by triggering huge underwater explosions. The tests were...

UK Doctors To Volunteer For Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Floods

PA | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

British medical personnel can volunteer to help with the Government's humanitarian emergency response to disasters overseas, under a new arrangement a...

Japan Hit By 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake

Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

Japan was hit by a strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Friday morning - leading to a small tsunami. The quake hit the coast of northeast Japan - th...

Hawaii Breathes A Sigh Of Relief

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Canada triggered a tsunami that hit the Hawaii island chain. There are no reports of major damage and waves have been...

KFC Thailand In Tsunami Facebook Post Fiasco

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

During the chaos that ensued after an earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, the Thai wing of KFC has come under fire over a comme...

Indonesia Earthquake: Tsunami Warnings Lifted

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

Tsunami warnings have been lifted after two major underwater earthquakes struck in the Indian ocean off the coast of Indonesia. The watch was parti...

Indonesia Earthquake: 8.7 Magnitude Quake Reported, Tsunami Warning Issued

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

An underwater magnitude 8.7 earthquake has struck in the Indian ocean off the coast of Indonesia prompting a tsunami warning. Aftershocks reported ...

Japan Tsunami: A Fitting Anniversary Tribute? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 12.03.2012 | Home

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since the 9.0 magnitude earthquake sent a tsunami raging towards North Eastern Japan, leaving destructi...

Tsunami Warning Issued In Indonesia

PA | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK

A tsunami warning has been issued after a powerful earthquake hit waters off western Indonesia. The US Geological survey said the quake had a preli...

Looking Back on the Natural Disasters of 2011 and a Message of Hope For 2012

Phil Pauley | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK
Phil Pauley

If you're moaning about the weather or the economy this Christmas, don't! We had it easy in the UK during 2011. This year will go down in history as one expensive and lengthy meteorological and environmental disaster. I

Critter Cuddles: Robot Seals Comfort Japan Tsunami Survivors

Guardian.co.uk | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech

For some elderly survivors of Japan's March earthquake and tsunami, comfort has come in the form of a small, white robotic seal named Paro....

Radiation Reaches Lethal Levels At Japan's Fukushima Plant

The Guardian | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK

Pockets of lethal levels of radiation have been detected at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in a fresh reminder of the risks faced by...