tsunami alert

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Be prepared: Know what to do in the event of a Greater Victoria tsunami warning

Localized alert systems can provide potentially life-saving information

 

District of Metchosin is conducting an automated tsunami notification exercise on Thursday, June 9. (Black Press Media file photo)

Metchosin to test tsunami notification on Thursday evening

Approximately 80 to 100 residents in tsunami-zone

 

Coastal communities in B.C. have signs showing the way to higher ground in the event of a tsunami alert. (Black Press)

B.C. emergency phone text testing starts in May

Coastal tsunami zones first for new public alert system, fires and floods later

 

Cyclists and drivers need to show more empathy for each other, reader writes.                                Don Denton/                                Black Press

Cyclists and drivers need to coexist better

Bike lanes and tsunami warnings need extra thought from all of us

  • Feb 6, 2018
Cyclists and drivers need to show more empathy for each other, reader writes.                                Don Denton/                                Black Press
The Vic-Alert automated warning system sent word to thousands of South Island subscribers early Tuesday morning about the potential tsunami hazard. Roughly 6,500 people were signed up for the service before the tsunami warning, and as of mid-morning Tuesday, approximately 23,000 were on board. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Vic-Alert faces tidal wave of registration after tsunami warnings

City of Victoria system is free and provides early warnings of disaster

The Vic-Alert automated warning system sent word to thousands of South Island subscribers early Tuesday morning about the potential tsunami hazard. Roughly 6,500 people were signed up for the service before the tsunami warning, and as of mid-morning Tuesday, approximately 23,000 were on board. Don Descoteau/Victoria News