Be Warned – And Be Glad When it Doesn’t Happen.

The tone of the article was slightly disparaging

"Scientists defend warning after tsunami
nonevent"

"The warning was ominous, its predictions dire: Oceanographers issued
a bulletin telling Hawaii and other Pacific islands that a killer wave was
heading their way with terrifying force and that “urgent action should be
taken to protect lives and property.

 But the devastating tidal
surge predicted after Chile’s
magnitude 8.8-earthquake never materialized and by Sunday, authorities had
lifted the warning after waves half the predicted size tickled the shores of Hawaii and tourists once
again jammed beaches and restaurants.

 Scientists acknowledged
they overstated the threat, but defended their actions, saying they took the
proper steps and learned the lessons of the 2004 Indonesian tsunami that killed
thousands of people who didn’t get enough warning".

Hear Hear.  I would rather sit on a hilltop unecessarily, than get washed out to sea unexpectedly. 

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One Response to Be Warned – And Be Glad When it Doesn’t Happen.

  1. Glenn says:

    Next time all the journos concerned in writing the crap should be staked out on the beach.Lets play idiots roulette.

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