Terrifying Videos Show Japan Tsunami Videos show wave carrying away everything in its path By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Mar 14, 2011 10:02 AM CDT 7 comments Comments Terrifying Videos Show Japan Tsunami A street-level view of the Japan tsunami. (ANNnewsCH) The tsunami smashes into the Japanese town of Miyako. (AssociatedPress) Amateur video captures the force of the tsunami's arrival in Japan. The waves devastate entire blocks in Miyagi Prefecture, with some residents narrowly escaping, as captured by this photographer. (ausbukarest) The wave crashes over the seawall carrying away everything in its path, including boats that topple over the wall and are smashed into a bridge. Cars were simply washed away, crashing into each other and buildings. (HoLiCTH) 1 of 4 (Newser) – Videos released over the weekend give a better idea of just how terrifying and destructive the Japan tsunami was. Pat’s Papers points to two in particular, one showing a street-level view of the wave in Kesennuma City, another showing the tsunami slamming into and over Miyako City’s seawall. Or the AP has several shot by witnesses in Miyagi Prefecture. Click for the latest on Japan, or check out a compilation of some of the craziest video footage. View 1 image My Take on This Story Report a story error 2% Annoying 5% Hilarious 1% Intriguing 17% Depressing 2% Brilliant 73% Scary /story/250171/north-korea-nuclear-war-may-break-out-any-moment.html Taking you to another scary story... TURNOFF Another scary story: North Korea: Nuclear War May Break Out 'Any Moment'