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    Breaking News: Japan Hit By Large Earthquake: Tsunami Warnings Issued


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    Yeap, nasty stuff, have family there that were on their way to the airport at the time. Luckily they were only about half way there and were all ok at last check.
    Last edited by SYNACK; 11th March 2011 at 08:02 AM.

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    The footage this morning is unbelievable!! Poor souls

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    Its difficult to comprehend the scale of this sort of thing for most Brits, as we simply don't suffer from natural disasters like this. Our earthquakes rarely hit 3.0, we get a bit of flooding sometimes but that's about it.

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    Im just watching it with our head now, truly speechless!

    My cousin is in Sydney hope they dont get hit bad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Im just watching it with our head now, truly speechless!

    My cousin is in Sydney hope they dont get hit bad!
    cheers. Hopefully we will be OK, have managed to escape all of everything that has happened down this part of the world so far..

    Just makes you wonder though, if all this is just building up to something major in 2012!

    2004 earthquake/tsunami
    Haiti Earthquake
    Christchirch NZ earthquake *2
    Japan earthquake / tsunami

    Im sure theres been more than that thats happened in the last 6 years that Ive forgotton about..


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    The entire Pacific basin is now on Tsunami alert... even Sydney, Auckland, Wellington and South America

    http://www.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php...1.03.11.073000

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    Unless it is changed which could of places like New Zealand are marine alert which means will not come in land but will be large/strong tidal waves etc.

    Russ

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    Australian Bureau of Meteorology says there's no threat to Australia despite the alert. Let's hope they're right. Queensland and New Zealand don't need this on top of their other problems.

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    hopefully all we will get is some nice waves, ill be sure to look out the surfboard


    (in no means being inconsiderate but trying to make light of a grim situation)



    BBC Shows it arriving at about 3pm (edit, damn, thats UK time.. dont think i fancy going for a surf at 2am, thats when we feed the sharks)
    Last edited by RabbieBurns; 11th March 2011 at 12:25 PM.

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    hmm if i remember correctly this is the month that the Moon is closet to the Earth since 2005, so we should be expecting more freak wheather.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flakes View Post
    hmm if i remember correctly this is the month that the Moon is closet to the Earth since 2005, so we should be expecting more freak wheather.
    There is no scientific evidence to support that.

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    its all just building up to December 21, 2012

    Hope someone is building an Ark...

    Think Im gonna make a wee trip to South America this (northern hemisphere) summer, pay homage to the Mayans..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flakes View Post
    hmm if i remember correctly this is the month that the Moon is closet to the Earth since 2005, so we should be expecting more freak wheather.
    You mean this Moon to look bigger next weekend during 'lunar perigee' - Telegraph

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