Tidal waves caused by the massive Asian earthquake have killed at least 10 people on Africa's east coast with a number of other tourists and residents reported missing.
Authorities from Somalia to South Africa and the Indian Ocean islands have urged people to move inland.
At least one death is reported in Kenya while the Associated Press reports nine drowned in Somalia.
High waves have also smashed a number of fishing boats and left parts of the island of Rodrigues under water.
Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.