Get ready

Tsunamis

What can you do to prepare for a tsunami?

  • Familiarise yourself with information about tsunamis and the natural warning signs.
  • Visit the Bureau of Meteorology website for more details.
  • Develop an Evacuation Plan for your household.
  • Make sure your Emergency Kit is current and easily accessible.

How will you be advised of a potential Tsunami?

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC) is jointly operated by the Bureau of Meteorology and Geoscience Australia.

The JATWC detects and verifies any tsunami threat to the coastline of Australia.

Warnings will be relayed through emergency authorities via official channels.

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