This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 18 °C Monday 23 July, 2018


# tsunami - Friday 2 March, 2018

Storm waves in the west moved boulders onto the top of this cliff

Previously it was assumed that only a tsunami could be that powerful.

# tsunami - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

# tsunami - Saturday 17 December, 2016

New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake

The earthquake struck this morning.

# tsunami - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

# tsunami - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan

The powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake sparked fears of a repeat of the 2011 disaster.

# tsunami - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Evacuations but no major damage as New Zealand hit by earthquake

A swarm of aftershocks rocked the region.

# tsunami - Friday 11 March, 2016

PICTURES: The ghosts of Japan's disaster still haunt 5 years later

Eye-witnesses to the events of Japans “triple disaster” recount their memories.

# tsunami - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Five dead and more than 1 million evacuated from homes in Chile earthquake

Buildings were reported to have swayed as far away as Buenos Aires.

# tsunami - Monday 30 March, 2015

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

The quake occurred 55 kilometres from the nearest city of Kokopo on New Britain island.

# tsunami - Friday 26 December, 2014

10 years on: Women fight for rights and equality after devastating tsunami

The natural disaster – one of the worst in history – claimed the lives of 230,000 people.

# tsunami - Monday 13 October, 2014

Column: Women, the elderly, and the disabled are disproportionately hit by natural disasters

Surely powerful natural events like cyclones and tsunamis should be indiscriminate in their destruction? The figures tell a different story.

# tsunami - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Forget bomb shelters, 'tsunami survival capsules' could be the new thing in Japan

The spherical capsules are designed to deflect debris strikes.

# tsunami - Saturday 6 September, 2014

# tsunami - Thursday 7 August, 2014

14-year-old girl reunited with her family after being swept away by tsunami 10 years ago

Her mother said, ‘My heart beat so fast when I saw her. I hugged her and she hugged me back.’

# tsunami - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tsunami warning issued after earthquake hits off Fukushima coast

The 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific off Fukushima.

# tsunami - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Offshore 7.6 earthquake hits Chile, sparking tsunami warning

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet was one of those forced to evacuate.

# tsunami - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The42 Japanese team's goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary Tribute

Japanese team's goal celebration remembers tsunami anniversary

Players of J-League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima spelt out the date of the tragedy during an Asian Champions League game today.

# tsunami - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Almost 10 years on from the Asian tsunami: what's happening to coastal fishing villages? Aftermath This post contains images

Almost 10 years on from the Asian tsunami: what's happening to coastal fishing villages?

Shoreline communities in countries like India were the hardest hit in 2004′s devastating tsunami. But thanks to Irish assistance, almost 40,000 people in desperate need were helped.

# tsunami - Friday 25 October, 2013

Small tsunami hits Japan after quake

People were warned to stay away from the coast as the tsunami approached.

# tsunami - Friday 21 June, 2013

New radioactive water leak at Fukushima

More than 18,000 people died when the towering tsunami smashed into Japan’s northeast in March 2011 setting off the crisis at Fukushima.

# tsunami - Monday 11 March, 2013

Frustrations over slow recovery as Japan marks anniversary of tsunami

Hundreds of people displaced in the Fukushima emergency have today filed a lawsuit seeking official compensation.

# tsunami - Monday 25 February, 2013

Quake shakes buildings in Tokyo

No risk of a tsunami, says Japan’s meteorological agency.

# tsunami - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Five dead as 8.0 quake off Solomons sparks Pacific tsunami

Latest reports suggest that between 60 to 70 homes have been damaged by waves crashing into at least four villages on Santa Cruz Islands.

# tsunami - Saturday 5 January, 2013

7.7 magnitude quake hits off Alaska, triggers local tsunami

Homes nearby were shaken but there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

# tsunami - Monday 10 December, 2012

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

There is not said to be a tsunami threat after the earthquake.

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault

Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.

# tsunami - Friday 7 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Friday.

# tsunami - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Update: Tsunami warning pulled back after Hawaii escapes major harm

Civil authorities in Hawaii say the island has largely escaped any damage, following an earthquake off the coast of Canada.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your (belated) brekkie…

# tsunami - Friday 12 October, 2012

Japan's TEPCO admits downplaying tsunami risk

It said it had played down the risks to the facility of a tsunami for fear of the political, financial and cost to reputation.

# tsunami - Sunday 7 October, 2012

5 unusual ways to reach very special Irish places

There are some places where getting from A to B takes a little effort – but it’s so worth it.

# tsunami - Sunday 30 September, 2012

In pics: Australian designs tsunami ‘survival pod’ Survival This post contains images

In pics: Australian designs tsunami ‘survival pod’

Up to four people can stay in watertight craft for two and a half hours should the natural disaster strike.

# tsunami - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project Relief This post contains images

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project

US photographer and director Aaron Hobson is selling a series of dramatic images of the tsunami-damaged northern Japanese coastline to raise funds for the recovery.

# tsunami - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists

The butterflies were found to have abnormalities including smaller wings and damaged eyes.

# tsunami - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker? Home Sweet Home This post contains videos This post contains images

Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?

Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.

# tsunami - Monday 23 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: ‘That day was almost our last’ – narrow escape from ‘iceberg tsunami’ Aargh This post contains videos

# tsunami - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

It’s claimed workers were forced to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to so they could stay on the job longer.

# tsunami - Monday 16 July, 2012

Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study YouTube This post contains videos

Viewers turning to YouTube as news source – study

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was the most viewed news event during the 15-month study.

# tsunami - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami

The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.

1 2 3 4 5