Indonesia - Sumatra - Aceh, North Sumatra. Banda Aceh, Meulaboh.
Sri Lanka - Coastal districts from Jaffna on east to Gampaha on
India - Tamil Nadu, Andra Pradesh, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Thailand - Phuket, Ranong, Phang-Nga, Krabi, Trang and Satun
Malaysia - Penang, Kedah
Maldives - two thirds of population affected, Male.
Somalia - Hafun area
Comments:Magnitude 9.0 earthquake off west coast
of Northern Sumatra triggers tsuanamis that kill tens of thousands
in several asian countries. Millions homeless.
Indonesia: 104,055 dead. 605,849 displaced
Sri Lanka: 30,721 dead, 835,028 displaced.
India: 10,136 dead. 379,506 displaced
Thailand: 5,187 dead.
Jan 1 - 3 - Heavy rains cause flash flooding in Ampara area of eastern
Sri Lanka slow relief operations.
MODIS observations: Wetter coastal areas from
Banda Aceh southeast to Meulaboh on northern Sumatra on December
27, 29. Lots of sediment in the water around Phuket, Thailand on