2004 Sumatra / Indian Ocean tsunamiOne of the most significant and widely reported tsunamis occurred in 2004. When a series of enormous tsunami waves surged across the Indian Ocean. These waves inundating the coastal communities in Indonesia, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka with huge amounts of water.This animation from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center shows the wide impact of the tsunami.
This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.
Over to you
- Do you remember the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami being reported?
- Would you consider this to be one of the biggest natural events you’ve heard about in your lifetime?
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