Over 1000 killed as Tsunami hits Eastern and South coastal areas in India. Over a thousand people have been killed in tidal waves in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Tamil Nadu was the "worst affected" with possibly over 800 people killed.
At least 350 people have been confirmed dead in Tamil Nadu with over 100 people dead in Chennai alone.
As many as 239 people have been killed in Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu, while in Nagapatnam, the number of dead has been confirmed as 273.
The Nuclear Power station in Kalapakkam near Chennai has been safely shut down after water entered it. The casualty figure could rise further as many fishing villages were submerged in seawater.
About 500 tourists are reportedly stranded in the Vivekananda Memorial in Kanyakumari.