Story: Tsunamis

First wave, Thailand, 2004

This video clip shows the arrival of the first tsunami wave crest on Koh Lanta Beach, Thailand on 26 December 2004.

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Video by Rene Kragelund

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Willem de Lange and Eileen McSaveney, 'Tsunamis - Tsunamis – New Zealand’s underrated hazard', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/6208/first-wave-thailand-2004 (accessed 29 March 2017)

Story by Willem de Lange and Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006