What is a Tsunami? Definition, Facts and Figures.

The word “tsunami” originated in Japan. It means “harbor wave”. The term originated from the impressions of fishermen who had returned to their home port and found it devastated. The destruction hit them completely unprepared because they hadn’t noticed any waves at sea. The word “tsunami” was therefore used to describe the destructive effects of … Continue reading What is a Tsunami? Definition, Facts and Figures.