The tsunami hazard in Sri Lanka. Strategic approach for the protection of lives, ecosystems and infrastructure. Indian Ocean Tsunami, Special Issue. Coastal Engineering Journal, Society of Civil Engineers, Japan. Jinadasa, Wijerathne. 2005. Assessment of geomorphological influences to protect the tsunami hazardous southeastern coastal belt of Sri .
In Sri Lanka natural hazard types can be divided into two main types, namely meteorological hazard (winds, forest fires, floo ds, drought), geological hazard (Landslide, tsunami). The most frequent natural hazards that affect Sri Lanka are droughts, floods, landslides, cyclones, vector borne epidemics (malaria and dengue), and coastal erosion (Tissera 1997). Tsunamis are .