Monster wave shatters 56-meter-long seawall by Qiantang River

www.shanghaiist.com, 20 Aug 2014 16:19

Shanghaiist carries terrifying photos of Zhejiangers fleeing from a monster wave as it shatters part of a 56-meter-long sea wall. The wave was caused by a tidal surge in the Qiantang River that originated out at sea, News 163 reports... The wave's shocking power was estimated at seven tons per cubic meter....  The Qiantang River's annual tidal surge reportedly attracts thousands of local residents and tourists to admire its spectacular power. It occurs on the eighteenth day of the eighth lunar month.

 

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