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'Ice wall' hits Canada homes

May 13, 2013

Residents living on Dauphin Lake in Manitoba, Canada, are picking up the pieces after strong winds sent a massive wall of ice crashing into homes over the weekend. Luckily, no injuries have been reported.


A wall of ice crashed into at least a dozen homes and cottages in Canada's Ochre Beach over the weekend. Experts say an unfortunate combination of strong winds and ice flows caused the destruction along the community's Dauphin Lake. Witnesses say the wave reached 9 meters (29.5 feet) in height.

Luckily, no one was injured during the bizarre natural phenomenon.

hc/mkg (Reuters, AP)

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