Tsunami disaster in India, mitigation and their impacts

Published 25-04-2023
Section Review articles


  • Sahdev S.O.S. In Environmental Science Pt. RSU Raipur


A tsunami is a natural disaster. This disaster affects India as well as the whole world. The main causes of tsunami disasters are earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, and extra-terrestrial occultations. Its types are local, and regional, distance tsunamis. The history of the tsunami in India dates back from 1762 to 2004. About 18,000 people died in the 2004 tsunami. Tsunami-affected areas in India are West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, etc. It has caused human, animal, Mineral Resources, Surface WaterResources, Forest and Biomass, Coastal Environment, Terrestrial Environment, Loss of life and property, Disease, Impact on environment and biodiversity, and Economic cost, harm. In this review, causes, damages, management, mitigation, etc. have been discussed tsunami.

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