Tonga tragedy prompts PM to examine if Thailand’s prepared for one more tsunami

That reminds me… The latest volcanic eruption on the island of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai in Tonga has prompted the Thai PM to verify Thailand’s preparedness in the occasion of another tsunami. According to a Nation Thailand report, the PM has instructed related companies to control developments in Tonga and to ensure Thailand’s catastrophe warning system is working.
Government spokesperson Traisulee Traisoranakul says the Tonga eruption over the weekend took place around 9,500 kilometres off the coast of the southern Thai province of Narathiwat. The eruption was so large it prompted tsunami warnings and advisories for several international locations throughout the Pacific Ocean, together with American Samoa, New Zealand, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Australia, Japan, and the US.
Nation Thailand reports that Thailand’s Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department says the dominion has 2 tsunami detection buoys, one within the Indian Ocean and one within the Andaman Sea. ติดตั้งโซล่าเซลล์ ราคา points a warning around 2 hours prematurely of a tsunami hitting, whereas the one within the Andaman Sea offers a 45-minute advance warning. However, the department says the Andaman Sea buoy needs to be replaced.
“The Indian Ocean buoy is in working condition, but the one within the Andaman Sea has floated away from its position and the department is getting one other buoy prepared instead.”

On December 26, 2004, an earthquake off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra triggered a tsunami within the Indian Ocean which killed approximately 227,898 folks in 14 nations, together with an estimated 8,000 in Thailand..

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