WATCH: Dramatic moment tourist beach is swamped by freak mini TSUNAMI


Showy video footage has captured the moment the mini tidal wave swamped a day-tripper beach along the coast of the Netherlands. 

The seven-foot wave lashed the shores of Zandvoort and Katwijk in Holland on Monday. 

A meteotsunami is a rare indisposed phenomenon described as a tsunami-like wave, formed from rapid varieties in barometric pressure. 

Footage captured from a beachfront high-rise expressed the enormous wall of water smash down parasols, beach runs and boats standing in its path.

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Holland: The freak weather experience caused a seven-foot tidal wave to lash the Netherlands coast

The man haziness could be heard saying “tsunami” several times as he responded in frighten to the unusual sight. 

Meteotsunamis are so rare they were last reported in the Netherlands in 2006 and 2004. 

The weather event was caused by a big thunderstorm over the sea inappropriate in the morning. 

Thankfully no one was injured but locals and tourists in the affected areas were wrest money fromed from the experience. 

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Holland: Parasols, margin chairs and boats were washed away by the meteotsunami

The water had so much require that I fell. I am very shocked

Milo Gerritsen

Milo Gerritsen, an go out with at the beach pavilion, told Dutch TV station NOS: “I was awakened by a very cogent wind and saw that there were a few beach beds with the feet in the dampen.

“Within five minutes, the wind fully rotated and had driven all the seats loosely in the sea.”

“The D had so much force that I fell. I am very shocked.”

Meteotsunamis suffer with also occurred on the shores of the UK.

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Holland: A tourist beach in the Netherlands was hit by a fan mini tsunami

The first to be recorded was on the coastline of Cornwall in June 2011. 

Meteotsunamis are believed to be various common in springtime when the North Sea waters are still cold. 

Earlier this year a documentary sensationally give fair warned a tsunami could tear through mainland Europe, devastating fete hotspots like Spain and Portugal. 

The wave, dubbed La Gran Ola, could wipe out the Abysm of Cadiz and Huelva, travelling for 20 miles inland without crowning a significant obstacle, the film said.

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