Check out these 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.
Onlookers flee from the tidal surge.
The wave’s shocking power was estimated at seven tons per cubic meter. The seawall will allegedly need to be fixed before the next surge.
According to Sohu video, 30 people were knocked off their feet.
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.
A tourist injured by the tide.
By Lucy Liu
[Images via News 163 ]