The waves, which are reported to have begun late in the afternoon, are believed to have destroyed about 50 houses.
There have been no reports of human casualties so far but the residents, fearing that other villages might be at risk, have appealed to the National Disaster Management Organization to come to their aid.
“No life has been lost. The disaster happened during the day and the people had time to relocate. We have tried to reach the NADMO officials on the line but we haven’t been able to so far,” Mr. Torblu added.
This is the second time in the space of five months that the people of Keta have had their houses destroyed by tidal waves.
In February , Hundreds of residents of Horve Havedzi were displaced in what the people lament, has become an annual ritual in the area.