Japan Earthquake: Reacting to a Tsunami Warning - What You Need to Know
Following a powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake in Japan
Here's what to do if faced with a tsunami warning:
Stay calm and act promptly upon receiving a tsunami warning to ensure safety.
Know the designated evacuation routes and immediately move to higher ground.
Prepare an emergency kit with water, food, medications, and essential documents.
Stay informed through official sources like radio, mobile apps, or community alert systems.
Move away from coastlines and low-lying areas to reduce the risk posed by the tsunami.
Adhere to instructions from local authorities, including evacuation orders and shelter locations.
After the threat has passed, assess your situation and check for any damage incurred.