Contact Us

Terrifying ‘Ice Tsunami’ Slowly Consumes Backyard, Houses in Minnesota

Yikes. It’s like in a horror movie when the deadly fog gradually creeps closer and closer, gobbling up all living things in its path. Except it’s made of ice.

In the startling, nearly seven-minute video shot on Saturday by Darla Johnson, ice atop Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota makes its way off the surface of the lake and onto the land, appearing to grow larger and larger as 40-mph winds push it farther and farther inland.

The “ice tsunami,” as it’s being called, completely covered some areas that had just recently been people’s backyard lawns. It even managed to break through some windows and doors into people’s homes.

“It was just pushing and breaking and pushing and breaking,” Johnson told CNN. That seems an apt description: you can hear the ice moving along the ground, shards repeatedly breaking off and then getting swallowed right up by the ever-progressing monstrous sheet of white doom as it ceaselessly marches forward.

[CNN]

 

More From NewsTalk 1290

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk1290.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on NewsTalk 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on NewsTalk 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!