SIMULATION OF 2004 TSUNAMI INUNDATION IN GALLE CITY IN SRI LANKA AND REVISIT THE PRESENT EVACUATION MEASURES
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Laknath, D., Josiah, N., Sewwandi, K., & Araki, S. (2020). SIMULATION OF 2004 TSUNAMI INUNDATION IN GALLE CITY IN SRI LANKA AND REVISIT THE PRESENT EVACUATION MEASURES. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (36v), papers.36. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.papers.36

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Tsunami inundation was successfully reproduced for the Galle City, Sri Lanka using Delft3D-Flow model and Delft Dashboard Tsunami Tool. Previously identified tsunami hazard maps agreed with the simulation results. Existing tsunami early warning system and preparedness for evacuation are in a favourable condition. Based on the outcome of numerical simulation and field investigations, suitable horizontal evacuation measures were proposed, and vertical evacuation points were suggested primarily considering the identified hazardous zones with lack of proposed buildings and evacuation routes in previous studies.

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