"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Gulf Region Facing Tsunami Threat

I read this earlier today on Intlxpatr's blog.

Expert warns of powerful earthquakes in Strait of Hormuz

Al Watan staff

KUWAIT: A leading Kuwaiti expert on earthquakes has warned that the Gulf region may face a devastating earthquake that could measure 7.0 on the Richter scale and cause a devastating tsunami.

Dr. Feryal BuRabee said the prospect of such an eventuality is great, particularly since repeated earthquakes have been reported in the Hormuz Strait.

Stressing that such a forecast must be taken seriously; the expert said the shallowness of the area where the earthquakes took place makes the possibility of repeat earthquake very likely.

"Though there were no huge losses from the 6.0 degree earthquake that took place on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, experts should realize that such a sequential order of earthquakes began since early August and still continues to date," said BuRabee.

She recalled that an earthquake measuring 5.7, which is part of this sequential order of quakes, took place on Sept. 17.

To read the full article, click here.


PaLoMiNo said...

Yaaaa Satiiiiir :X

alla ya7fethna ya rab...

Delly said...

alla y7afethna ya rab :/

Hamitaf La B. said...

ya3ni does this mean ra7 e9eer fee deadly Tsunami in Kuwait.... I bet we'd still have to come to work though... !!!

Hamitaf La B. said...

ya3ni does this mean ra7 e9eer fee deadly Tsunami in Kuwait.... I bet we'd still have to come to work though... !!!

Jewaira said...

I saw that on TV last night. If there is indeed a danger of tsunami as a result of earthquakes we need to educate people soon.

The only tsunami I see is a dust storm.

Big Pearls said...

allah yaster.

Ruby Woo said...

It all comes down to global warming.

Technogal said...

Ya 7asratna! :(

Ansam said...

PaLoMiNo & Delly-

LOL imagine that!

Thats for sure... and me too! Deadly dusty tsunamis LOL

Big Pearls-

Ruby Woo-
It happened before... if you read the full article, an 8.3 earthquake that hit the Strait of Hormuz in 1945 caused a tsunami that destroyed a number of areas


Aurous said...

I just saw the headline in the news paper...

Allah yester and enshallah they're wrong..

Delicately Realistic said...

Shegol il3jairi ib hal mawtho3? Ana athiq ib hal rayal wayid!

Grey said...

I hope first floor of Marina is not downed if it ever happens ...

Ansam said...

Lets hope we are prepared for such things!

Delicately Realistic-
I dont really know

I hope nothing happens... period!

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