Tsunami warning system installed in coastal town of Gwadar port

Tsunami warning system installed in coastal town of Gwadar port

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Gwadar: The Meteorological Department has installed a tsunami warning system in the coastal town of Gwadar Port, which will warn of destructive waves within a radius of 1.5 kilometers.

The siren system has been installed by the Meteorological Department in Pasni town of Gwadar port for raising alarms for a Tsunami caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption.

According to the officials, the people within a radius of one and a half kilometres will be warned of Tsunami after the activation of the siren system.

Moreover, the Met Department will also be built a 4,000-square-foot Tsunami Shelter Home in Pasni with the cooperation of Japan where one part will be reserved for women and the other for men.

It may be noted here that the country has installed tsunami warning systems in different coastal areas, including Rehri Goth and Keamari in Karachi, at a cost of 35 million rupees per area. In Balochistan, Pasni, Ormara and Gwadar have installed three warning systems to warn of destructive waves.

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