Tsunamis and a Nuclear Threat in the South of India
By J. Sri Raman
t r u t h o u t | Report
Sunday 02 January 2005
Chennai, India - This coastal city in south India has just survived a double peril - the tsunami disaster and a nuclear threat.
The waves of tidal height, which hit Chennai last Sunday, did not stop with destroying fishermen's hamlets and flooding out thousands of other homes and lives. The tsunamis also inundated a part of the nuclear plant located in the city outskirts and close to the sea.
We have to wait for a full report on the damage. And, we may only wait in vain for an official report of this description. It needs no further investigation, however, to see that the Kalpakkam nuclear complex and the tsunami made a deadly combination indeed....