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The death toll tsunami in Mentawai

Tuesday, October 26, 20100 komentar

Berita Lampung The death toll tsunami in Mentawai ; 3-meter-high tsunami swept the Mentawai Islands on Monday (25/10) yesterday evening. This tsunami following the 7.2 Richter magnitude earthquake that shook the West Sumatra. The tsunami waves reached as high as 46 cm Padang only. Tsunami warning was lifted after some time. But apparently the tsunami in the Mentawai was not monitored. Bakorsurtanal no tide gauge installed in the Mentawai, so that only the earthquake forces are monitored.

"It was recorded but a small tsunami. In Padang only 0.461 meters. Near the Mentawai we is not got there monitor tool. Since last night we could not monitor the Mentawai," the head of the Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation BMKG Mochammad Riyadi told AFP on Tuesday (26 / 10/2010).

The death toll from the tsunami in Mentawai continues to grow. Recent data, 108 people were killed, 502 others missing. "The latest data 108 died, and 502 people reported missing," said Head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) West Sumatra, Harmensyah, when contacted by AFP on Tuesday (10/26/2010).

According to him, BPBD continue to communicate with the National Agency for Disaster Penanggulanan (BNPB). They are trying to reach the Mentawai. Disaster response teams are prepared for immediate treatment at the disaster site. "We still pursue a variety of efforts," he added simply.
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