How you might be warned about a Tsunami

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Ways you might receive a Tsunami Warning

Tsunami Watches, Warnings, No threat Bulletins and Cancellations can be issued in a number of different ways.

They include:

Radio and television broadcast.

Information about the warning and the impact area is sent to all local radio and television stations for immediate broadcast. The information will contain basic tips to follow, as well as information on the impact the Tsunami will have, on what areas and over what time frame.

Tsunami Warning Siren.

If you are on or near a public beach, a siren like warning may be activated by Surf Life Saving NSW. People in the water, or the immediate area will be instructed to evacuate and move away from the affected area.

A text or recorded message on your phone

A Text or recorded voice message may be sent to people in the affected area. Once this message has been received, it is then advised that people follow the steps to safety.


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