WORT-FM radio in Madison did an interview with a man who works for a
NOAA agency doing seismograph reading in Alaska. He said they knew
about the quake 2 and 1/2 minutes after it occurred, and that they
suspected a tsunami resulted but had no evidence until they saw the
destruction on TV.
I didn't catch the whole interview, but the conclusion I got was that
NOAA dropped the ball. Just like global warming, despite
overwhelming evidence of impending catastrophe (earthquake of 8+
under Indian Ocean), NOAA failed to alert the public of the
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> Chossudovsky Says US Had Advance Warning of Tsunami
> By Khalid Hasan
> WASHINGTON: A Canadian expert has claimed that the US Military and
the State Department were given advance tsunami warning and America's
Navy base on the island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean was
notified but the information was not passed on to the countries that
bore the brunt of the disaster.
> Prof. Michel Chossudovsky of the University of Ottawa asks in an
analysis produced for the Venus Project why fishermen in India, Sri
Lanka and Thailand were not provided with the same warnings as the US
Navy and the US State Department. He wants to know why the US State
Department remained mum on the existence of an impending catastrophe.
With a modern communications system, why did the information not get
out? By email, telephone, fax, satellite TV, he asks, as it could
have saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
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> US had advance warning of tsunami: Canadian professor
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