The official pooh-poohed the alleged threat to the West and Israel of the Islamist tsunami.
Tempest, hurricane, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, or Big Bang?
His son died in the tsunami, while helping the disabled people to evacuate to a nearby hillside.
Also, see shocking photos and videos of the quake and tsunami, from a flooded Sendai airport to huge fissures in the ground.
And the tsunami of a celebrity culture that creates icons has swept over America.
Lennox Samuels reports on the first dark night after Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.
A definitive number, however, will be hard to determine because of the catastrophic effects of the tsunami.
Politics should be more like when Bill and George 41 went to the tsunami area together after Katrina.
The lights failed immediately afterward and he was “terrified” when the tsunami came.
Daniels seems sanguine enough about this tsunami of unwanted publicity.
1897, from Japanese tsunami, from tsu "harbor" + nami "waves."
A very large ocean wave that is caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption and often causes extreme destruction when it strikes land. Tsunamis can have heights of up to 30 m (98 ft) and reach speeds of 950 km (589 mi) per hour. They are characterized by long wavelengths of up to 200 km (124 mi) and long periods, usually between 10 and 60 minutes. See Note at tidal wave.
A large wave on the ocean, usually caused by an undersea earthquake, a volcanic eruption, or coastal landslide. A tsunami can travel hundreds of miles over the open sea and cause extensive damage when it encounters land. Also called tidal waves.