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2006-03-11 03:11:08

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A series of moderate earthquakes has shaken the floor of the Andaman Sea off the southern coast of Thailand, although there is no immediate risk of a tsunami, disaster officials said on Saturday.

2005-12-24 17:32:58

By Darren Schuettler PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - Tsunami survivors and relatives of the dead laid wreaths and prayed on the Thai island of Phuket on Saturday as they began marking the first anniversary of the disaster.

2005-12-24 09:49:19

By Darren Schuettler PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) - Tsunami survivors and relatives of the dead laid wreaths and prayed on the Thai island of Phuket on Saturday as they began marking the first anniversary of the disaster.

2005-07-24 12:24:39

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand issued a tsunami alert on Sunday and ordered thousands of people living along the Andaman Sea coastline to evacuate after a major earthquake struck off India's eastern coast. "There is a possibility that a tsunami can happen.

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2005-01-02 11:00:01

Knowledge of the ocean and its currents passed down from generation to generation of a group of Thai fishermen known as the Morgan sea gypsies saved an entire village from the Asian tsunami, a newspaper said Saturday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.