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Stunning second large landslide drags a number of homes and cliffs into the ocean off Norway

Shocking moment massive landslide drags several houses and cliffs into the sea off Norway


THIS is the outstanding second a freak landslide drags a number of homes into the ocean on the Norwegian coast sending locals operating for his or her lives.

Drones filmed overhead because the monster 800-metre vast surge carried away eight properties and large chunks of the cliff face.

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Drones filmed because the 800-metre vast surge carried away eight properties[/caption]

One stranded individual needed to be rescued by helicopter however amazingly there haven’t been any reviews of deaths or accidents.

The highly effective earth motion was sparked on the western aspect of Kråkneset in Alta municipality on Wednesday afternoon.

Inside minutes, the primary of the homes had been seen sliding into the ocean.

Native resident Jan Egil Bakkeby stated: “I had simply made two slices of toast once I heard a bang within the cabin.

“At first I assumed there was somebody within the loft, however then I noticed out of the window that the facility wire was smoking after which I noticed that it was raining.

The powerful earth movement was sparked on the western side of Kråkneset
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The highly effective earth motion was sparked on the western aspect of Kråkneset[/caption]

The landslide washed eight homes into the sea
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The landslide washed eight properties into the ocean[/caption]

“I stormed out and fled up the mountainside the place I noticed all of it from a distance. You may say I ran for my life,” he informed native information outlet Altaposten.

He stated he then stood watching from above as he watched his residence of 19 years being swallowed up by the waters.

He additionally revealed how he and his spouse had noticed worrying cracks the day earlier than.

“We noticed a big and deep crack within the street beneath the cabin. We had been a bit sceptical, however nonetheless selected to remain in a single day,” he stated.


“We thought possibly the street would crash, however not that the entire cabin would go. As we speak we drove to work, however I drove again at the moment and was, as I stated, [there] when it occurred.”

Most of the buildings washed away are reportedly vacation properties that are often occupied at weekends.

The explanation for the landslide isn’t but identified, nonetheless there may be quite a lot of clay within the area which is weak to speedy landslides.

One stranded person had to be rescued by helicopter during the drama
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One stranded individual needed to be rescued by helicopter in the course of the drama[/caption]