The 11 March 2011 tsunami overtops the tsunami barrier along the Tohoku coastline at Miyako, 120 km north of Sendai, Japan. Here you can see that tsunamis are not just water. They entrain massive amounts of heavy floating debris, including boats, cars, and buildings, which increase their lethal power.
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