Ice blocks destroying houses from Alaska to Minnesota

May 19, 2013. From Alaska to Minnesota, ice walls rose across the coastline, seizing homes and leaving in its path surprised observers.

May 1, 2013. Saskatchewan Water Security Agency has removed the exciting and stunning shots 9-foot wall of ice that plowed many miles the icy surface of the reservoir near Codette Nipawin, Saskatchewan.


May 6, 2013. Surging blocks of ice damaged dozens of homes along the shore of Alberta Beach on Lake Sainte Anne, Alberta.


May 10, 2013. Managed by strong winds, ice destroyed dozens of homes on the shores of Lake Dauphin, Manitoba.


May 11, 2013. Towering ice, about 30 feet high, covered the 10 miles of shoreline on Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota, moving at the same house.


May 17, 2013. Boulders of ice broke into the village on the Yukon River in Alaska, destroying outbuildings and foundations of houses. But the phenomenon was not as severe as during the rapid warming in 2009, when the river ice blocks just buried the region.

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