Indonesia registered an 8.9 magnitude earthquake in the Aceh region, off the coast of northern Sumatra. A tsunami warning has been issued, the US Geological Survey reports.
Government says India is virtually out of tsunami alert…
Tremors from Sumatra earthquake has been felt in Singapore, Thailand and southern India – including Chennai and Bangalore. In chennai Mylapore, Mandavelli, Kodambakkam, ECR etc..
India has issued a tsunami warning for Nicobar islands after the massive earthquake.
In Chennai, Police prohibited people entering Marina and removed all the petty shops… The whole area is under the control of police..
Being the Chennaiittes have already experienced the quake as well as tsunami, all the schools were closed, Officials were out of their buildings, all residents of south chennai came to roads, Mobile connections were stranded, alll were exchanging sms.. The earth quake has shocked the normal life of the people of chennai…
Tsunami alert has been withdrawn for chennai.. In most of the parts of Chennai – Mylapore Kodambakkam were in usual power shut down from 2pm to 4pm which kept them off from internet, TV or Fms. So people were calling here and there to know the exact position..
Each and every one is getting different informations like tsunami alert – yes/no, expected by 5.00pm, 8.00pm etc..