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.
Impresionante oleaje en la zona de Mesa del Mar, Tenerife, durante el temporal de este fin de semana, las olas alcanzan alturas realmente imponentes y destrozan varios balcones. pic.twitter.com/uxWyPgk4yy
— TELEPLANETA (@rtveteleplaneta) November 18, 2018