The Daya Bay nuclear power station in Guangdong. Researchers called on the government to take the tsunami risk into account in future planning for such facilities. Photo: Reuters

Scientists say a tsunami hit China 1,000 years ago – and there’s still a risk of a giant wave hitting today

  • Chinese study finds coast of what is today’s Guangdong province was struck by catastrophic event in AD1076
  • Researchers call on government to consider the threat in future planning, especially for nuclear power plants and key infrastructure projects
Topic |   China science

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The Daya Bay nuclear power station in Guangdong. Researchers called on the government to take the tsunami risk into account in future planning for such facilities. Photo: Reuters
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Martin Choi

Martin Choi

Martin is a reporter for the Post. He joined the team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a degree in Journalism and Global Studies. Previously, he interned at Forbes in Hong Kong and Agence France-Presse in Shanghai.