Japan Kesennuma: March 11th Tsunami Carries Fishing Boats out to Sea - May 6, 2011

Japan Kesennuma: March 11th Tsunami Carries Fishing Boats out to Sea - May 6, 2011



In English

Maritime Safety Agency April 28th, released the image of the Miyagi prefecture Kesennuma port which receives big damage in the tidal wave by east Japanese large earthquake disaster. March 11th around 3 o'clock in the afternoon, the staff of Kesennuma marine preservation station photographed from the Kesennuma combined government building. Kesennuma is attacked extremely, circumstances of the tidal wave and the undertow have started projecting.  The tidal wave which flows into inside the bay which warning resounds, becoming like the cascade, gets over the quay, keeps washing away the car which is in the midst of parking. The ferryboat which is in the midst of mooring the rope is cut off, is let flow to the inner part of the bay. The tidal wave flows into the urban district, becomes the muddy stream and keeps levelling the house and the utility pole.  The tidal wave changes to undertow, as for beginning the loose flow, becomes the instantly extreme flow, keeps carrying the furrow and no thing fishing boat to the open sea. After the tidal wave is settled, it floated in the building and the water surface, but the furrow starts burning, many black smoke has stood up.


Name: JiJi




Country: Japan
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