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Meteotsunami. Ocean water rising as a rare meteotsunami starts to wash ashore along a beach in the Florida Panhandle region. A meteotsunami (or meteorological tsunami) is a wave-like surge in sea levels caused by weather phenomena, usually air pressure disturbances. Photographed on 23 March 2014, in Panama City Beach, Florida, USA. For a sequence of this meteotsunami, see images C022/3149 to C022/3151.
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