Rangachang gets Early Tsunami Warning System to alert in three minutes
In order to forecast Tsunami early, the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) has installed the Early Tsunami Warning System (ETWS) at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The system can forecast a tsunami within 3 minutes after the initial tremors are felt and can send alerts.
Following the alerts sent from the Tsunami Warning System, the tsunami alerts can be issued to the risk zones via Centre in consultation with Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, INCOIS at Hyderabad.
Topics: Current Affairs 2013