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Tsunami Videos


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Video of a Tsunami hitting Phuket Beach, Thailand ( / English translation)

Video on what a tsunami actually is. (KFTY)

Video: Koh Lanta, Thailand

Video Wow. (KATC)

Video from Thailand

Video from Penang, Malaysia

Video from Sri Lanka

Video from Patong Beach, Thailand. English translation of the audio.

Video Low quality, but scary... from Tafmil nadu India, the voice/s in the video is speaking Malayalam, in which he says a 'house has just gone under', a language spoken by people from Kerala India

Video "The most amazing tsunami video I've seen" -Wizbang)

Video (6.2 MB) Amazing video, maybe the best of the bunch at giving you the impact of the wave.

*** Video (1.3 MB) From Kenya, fishing boats being tossed around like toys in the water.

*** Video (2.6 MB) From an unknown location, filmed by a British tourist.

Video - From the beach on Racha Yai island - a small island about 30 minutes by boat from Phuket, Thailand.

The hosting for the above video is been provided by The Washington Post and the Media Bloggers Association - Tsunami Video Hosting Initiative

Video and Article: Dramatic new pictures have emerged from Banda Aceh. (From KATC)

Video and Article: Banda Aceh, the churning torrent of dark brown water picked up huge objects, including cars and minivans, as it engulfed a busy street and had people clamouring madly to get out of harm's way. (From Pulse24 - Toronto)

A NOAA animation of the path of the tsunami.


Hellmut Issels tsunami disaster photo gallery.


A very nice project at NYTimes about the Tsunami and it's effects. (Thanks PunditGuy)

Other stuff:

Cox and Forkum has a fantastic editorial cartoon.

Wikipedia has a great set of articles on tsunamis in general and the Christmas 2004 tsunami/earthquake in particular.

A country-by-country breakdown of deaths from CNN.

What does 150,000 look like?

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