Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Amazing Tsunami video: The ravaging of Kesennuma Port

I thought we’d seen the worst a few weeks ago, but no. The clip at the last link looked like a flood turning into rapids transforming into a roaring river. This looks more like what it actually was — an honest-to-goodness ocean spilling into a city and swallowing it whole. By the end of the clip, if not for that lone building on the right edge of the frame, you wouldn’t know civilization had been there.
You have to view the entire video to feel the power that caused such devastation in northern Japan:

The full story is HERE.


Anonymous said...

That's quite a video.

It just goes to show you the power of mother nature.

Can you imagine what must have been going through the mind of the person who took the video?

Linda said...

What horrible destruction to have to witness. My heart and prayers go out to all the victims of this disaster.

Doug NYC GOP said...

I wonder what kind of building the videographer was on.

Humbling power.

Anonymous said...

The power and force of all that water was amazing.

I wonder also where the videographer stood while taking this?

He must have felt VERY LUCKY!


Ann said...

What a tragic video.
To watch your city and home disappear in a flash has to be heart breaking.