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Remembering Tsunami 2004: Will we be warned in time if the next big tsunami hits?


Tsunami early warning system buoy

Tsunami early warning system buoy

On the 10th anniversary of one of Asia’s worst natural disasters, the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004, MetMalaysia briefs us on what tech we have in place to guard people living along the country’s shorelines.

MALAYSIA’S preparedness in dealing with a future tsunami lies in an early warning system that spans data collection, processing and dissemination through a network of sirens that has been installed at identified hotspots nationwide.

   

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