For the most recent installment of our “Masters of Disasters” collection, we discuss tsunamis within the wake of a volcanic eruption close to Tonga final month that triggered waves felt throughout the Pacific. There was not one of the devastation just like the world noticed in Fukushima in 2011, or throughout the Indian Ocean in 2004. However what occurred in Tonga acquired us pondering: How are the results of tsunamis so devastating, but so little is thought about them?
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Company: L.A. Occasions earthquake reporter Ron Lin, L.A. Occasions wildfire reporter Alex Wigglesworth, and L.A. Occasions Asia correspondent David Pierson
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