A one meter tsunami wave expected to hit Russia’s Kuril islands

ITAR-TASS: “VLADIVOSTOK, February 28 (Itar-Tass) — A one to one and a half meter tsunami wave is expected to hit Russia’s Kuril Islands, local emergencies administration said on Sunday and issued a tsunami warning.

It is not ruled out that port facilities in the settlements of Yuzho-Kurilsk, Malokurilsk and Krabozavodskoe on islands of Paramushir, Kunashir, Shikotan and Iturup will be flooded at about 14:00 local time (07:00 Moscow time). The is no threat to the population, the emergencies administration said.”

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