Rapid beach erosion event leaves 100 meter (328 ft) wide hole in Queensland, Australia


A rapid beach erosion, known as a ‘flow slide’ has swallowed up a 100 m (328 feet) wide section of a beach in North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia, locals reported on November 25, 2015.

The beach, which is popular between fishermen, swimmers and off road drivers, is now covered with water and security alert is still on. Collapse of a football field sized part of earth is believed to be caused by erosion, due to strong tides.

“This collapse is going to make this place a very massive hazard zone, as this area is unpredictable due to its strong water movement,” said Michael Bates, local life guard….read more

Rapid beach erosion event leaves 100 meter (328 ft) wide hole in Queensland, Australia

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