Aerial waves swamp homes, weddings during ‘historic’ swell

Tue, 2022-07-19 05:09

Honolulu: High waves crashed into homes and businesses, spilled onto highways and sparked weddings over the weekend on Hawaii’s southern shores.
The National Weather Service said on Monday that the large waves – some more than 20 feet (6 meters) high – came from a combination of a strong south swell that peaked on Saturday evening, particularly associated with high tides and climate change. sea ​​level rise.
A wedding in Kailua-Kona on Saturday evening was disrupted when a set of large waves hit the event, causing tables and chairs to crash towards the guests.

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