The tsunami effect

TV presenter Ben Fogle was on Saltburn beach in Cleveland today taking part in the filming and production of a new 4-part documentary from Sky TV and National Geographic Channel showcasing the darker side of Mother Nature.

The effects of a Tsunami wave hitting the coast were recreated on Saltburn pier using a tank of water to simulate the wave and the potential damage that could be caused to a vehicle by the power of water was demonstrated by dropping around a tonne of water from a crane onto the vehicle which had been placed on the beach next to the pier.

Filming in the town is expected to take around two days and the four-part ‘Storm City’ series, which will air later in the summer, has been filmed on numerous locations throughout the world including Canada and the UK.

 

Published by ian forsyth photography

Press and Documentary photographer covering the North of England. Stringer & contributor for Getty Images News. Prints are available to buy on my website.

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