Earthquake and powerful tsumani kill thousands in Southeastern Asia. This thread will be updated with the latest news on the earthquake and tsunami disaster as soon as details are available. From cnn.com: Massive tidal waves today triggered by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake have wiped out coastal areas across southeastern Asia, killing more than 3,000 people -- most of them in Sri Lanka and India. The initial quake struck about 100 miles off the coast of Indonesia's Sumatra island about 7 a.m. local time. http://www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/asiapcf/12/26/asia.quake/index.html SRI LANKA Confirmed death toll is over 1,500, but Colombo officials believe death toll will rise above 2,000 INDIA At least 3,000 killed by waves which flooded the southern coast, interior minister says INDONESIA More than 450 killed -- many of them in Aceh, in northern Sumatra THAILAND Thai authorities say at least 248 killed -- 200 reported on the small island of Phiphi MALDIVES At least three children reported killed in the high waters on an island north of the capital, Male SINGAPORE Some mild tremors from the earthquake were felt in certain parts of Singapore, but no injuries were reported and everything is fine. Singapore is not affected at all by the earthquake and tsumani disaster. AFRICA Hundreds of Somali fishermen are feared to have drowned in the massive waves produced by Sunday's undersea earthquake off Indonesia.