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Sunday, 27 March 2011

Kesennuma and its terrifying tsunami ordeal

The recent tsunami basically 'trashed' the town of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture (Japan). What is so awesome and terrifying is the inexorable power of the water - it seems so slow at first, but gradually builds up into a maelstrom of water and debris with whole buildings being swept away:

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