Presentation on theme: "Tsunami kills 45 in four States Dec 26 Malaysia was not spared. At least 45 people were killed with hundreds injured and missing in the aftermath of a."— Presentation transcript:
Tsunami kills 45 in four States Dec 26 Malaysia was not spared. At least 45 people were killed with hundreds injured and missing in the aftermath of a tsunami triggered by the most powerful earthquake since 1964.
IN THE BEGINNING: The waves starting to crest due to the shallow waters.
FIRST WAVE: The waves crashing onto the retaining wall of the E&O hotel in Penang.
SIGNS OF DANGER: Breaking waves churning up the silt along the shoreline
RELENTLESS: Waves pounding the shores
STRUGGLING TO STAY AFLOAT: Two fishing boats caught in the torrent of waves
GOD HELP THEM: Two boats, one already swallowed by the waves. The other is trying to stay afloat.
Waves starting to flood the Gurney Drive area.
OVER NOW: The shoreline after being hit by the waves resulting from the quake in Sumatra.
GONE: Water receding from the Gurney Drive shoreline.
KILLER TSUNAMI: Trail of death and destruction as earthquake off Sumatra creates giant waves that smash coastal areas of Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India, Maldives, Myanmar and Bangladesh.