India’s World Class Tsunami Warning Services

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The tsunami early warning system is capable of issuing tsunami bulletins in less than 10 minutes of any major earthquake to India’s coastal population.

Abstract: India was a late starter in developing an early warning system for tsunamis. But ever since it became operational, the Indian Tsunami Warning System has developed into a world class platform to serve the entire Indian ocean region.

Head, Advisory Service and Satellite Oceanography Group, ESSO-INCOIS and Tata Sudhakar, Head Ocean Electronics Group, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai, respectively.