No tsunami threat for SL following earthquake near Andaman Islands - Met Dept.

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 11:57 AM Aug 3 2021
Local No tsunami threat for SL following earthquake near Andaman Islands - Met Dept.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 has struck in seas 1,300 km off Batticaloa in the Indian Ocean, near Andaman Island.

Sri Lanka’s National Early Tsunami Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology assured, however,  that there is no tsunami threat to the island at present.

The tremor took place at around 09:12 am. 

 

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 11:57 AM Aug 3 2021

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