Tsunami impact in Sri Lanka, 2004
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Tsunami memory: 'Why is the sea so high?'

A decade has passed since the Indian Ocean tsunami, when more than 230,000 people were killed by huge waves caused by a massive underwater earthquake.

It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history.

The death toll rose rapidly, with people killed in 11 countries.

Christine Conroy, from Machynlleth, Powys, was in Sri Lanka when the waves struck. Within moments found herself trapped and desperately fighting for her life.

  • 26 Dec 2014
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