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Which of the following are effects of Tsunami?
(A) Loss of man- made and natural property
(B) Destruction of the ecological habitats
(C) Death and destruction of human property
(D) All the above

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Hint: The natural disasters that occur in the earth that may cause many losses and damage to the life and the property of the human and the other organisms. It includes tsunami, flood, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, storms and volcanic eruptions.

Complete Answer:
- Tsunami is also known as the tidal wave or the seismic sea waves. It is caused by the large displacement of the water bodies like ocean, lake etc. It mainly happens due to the other natural disasters like volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides, and glaciers etc. that occur underwater or above the water.
- Among the above causes, the tsunami of great impact is mainly caused by the earthquake that occurs underwater in the ocean. The Tsunami may cause losses in both the manmade properties like buildings, towers etc and the natural properties like trees etc.
- The damages of the ecological habitats like human settlements, forest, sanctuaries, biosphere reserves etc. It also causes many life losses by causing death to the human, animals, birds etc.

Thus the option (D) is correct.

Note: Among the tsunamis in India, the 2004 Tsunami occurred in Indonesia which is due to the earthquake that happened in the Indian Ocean. It is the most devastation that causes loss in many lives on the 26 December.