Kenya issues tsunami warning after Indonesia quake

Kenya issued a tsunami warning along its Indian Ocean coastline after a powerful 8.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesiaon Wednesday.

Kenya issues tsunami warning after Indonesia quake

Kenya issued a tsunami warning along its Indian Ocean coastline after a powerful 8.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesiaon Wednesday.

"The government of Kenya has consequently issued a tsunami warning for the people living along the Kenyan coastline," Esther Murugi, the minister of state for special programmes said in a statement.

"The water levels are expected to rise up to 2 to 3 metres in areas of Malindi, Lamu, up to Kiunga while in Kilifi, Mombasa up to Shimoni, the levels are expected to rise up to 2 metres," she said.

Reuters

 

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