A Canadian beachcomber made an unexpected find along British Columbia's Pacific Coast on April 18. Debris from Japan's tragic tsunami a year ago have only recently begun washing up on North America's west coast. Like on April 18th, when Peter Mark found a white container with a Harley Davidson inside of it.
At the port of Kesennuma in northern Japan, cars and other debris were swept away by ferocious, 20+ foot tsunami tidal waves. Hundreds have been killed. Police say 200 to 300 bodies were found in coastal Sendai. (Photo: AP)
After the 8.9 earthquake hit Japan early this morning, and a tsunami washed into parts of the northeast region of Japan, helicopters captured this amazing footage of a whirlpool offshore. LIsten to the BBC's Humphrey Hawksley explain why.
Watch as an amazing four-meter-high wave of water washes over the airport in Japan's Miyagi prefecture. The water was part of the deadly tsunami that hit Japan after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck the island nation hours ago.