6-metre waves crash into buildings in Canary Islands

November 20 (TravelAndy): Giant waves as high as six metres crashed into seaside apartment buildings in the popular tourist destination Canary Islands forcing authorities to evacuate several residents over the weekend.

Videos circulated on the Internet show the Atlantic waves smashing against the buildings and ripping off railings.

As many as 65 apartment buildings were evacuated by the authorities at Tenerife as a precautionary measure, local media reported.

Several coastal cities in Spain are on high alert because of bad weather.



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