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NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Chapter 2 THE TSUNAMI


In this article, you will be reading The Tsunami summary. This chapter has three different parts. The stories in the first part are from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In the first story, Ignesious’s wife woke him up sensing an earthquake but it was the sea rising. The Tsunami had struck them. He lost his wife and two children in this calamity along with his father-in-law and brother-in-law. The second story is about Sanjeev who got drowned while saving his cook’s wife along with her. The third incident is about Meghna who was brought to shore and was thus safe. The fourth incident is about Almas whose whole family swept in the Tsunami except her.

The story in the second part is from Thailand. It is a story of a young girl Tilly. She sensed the coming of Tsunami and got alarmed. She saved the life of her family as well as other people. The third part of the chapter speaks about that animals have a sixth sense better than humans. About 1,50,000 people were killed in Tsunami but only a few animals died. Some of the animals also saved the life of their masters.