On the river in China, tidal waves reach nine meters

On the river in China, tidal waves reach nine metersTidal waves huge height annually collect a lot of visitors from all over the world.
Tens of thousands of visitors converged on the town Hanin Eastern Chinese province of Guangdong, to witness the unusual. Each year, the 15th day of the lunar calendar in the Qian-tang River there are huge tidal waves, which now reach maximum nine meters in height.

For clarity, strength of the tide, and to measure its strength on the bank installed mannequins. And ruthlessly swept away water flow speed of 40 km / h. Thus attract the attention of the authorities to the danger that can carry these waves. There were cases of people knocking down the power of the surf. But brave surfers, despite warnings hurry to conquer the waves.

The first mention of the massive waves on the river Qian-tang has appeared and a half thousand years ago. And in the 12th century, when the Song Dynasty moved its capital to Hangzhou, the fame of neobynom natural phenomenon has spread. Even today, in the mid-autumn day, when the moon is said to be the round of the year and enjoy the waves of tourists come from all over the world.

Thanks to its high-flow river Qian-tang has become one of the most famous tourist destinations in the province of Zhejiang.

Recall that in August this year, there was a flood in China, affecting more than 120,000 people.

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