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Tsunami

On 26 December 2004, when the devastating tsunami hit India’s coast, more than 500 tourists were stranded on the Vivekananda rock memorial at Kanyakumari, as there were no boats available to bring them back to the mainland after huge waves struck the area.

More on the incident is detailed in this news clip: An encounter at Kanyakumari.

Tsunami at Vivekananda Rock MemorialA short video (3.7 MB; 1 min), captured by Aniket Kale of Pune who was on the Rock at that time, can be downloaded by clicking the image on the left.