VIDEO: Cliff Collapse Causes ‘Mini Tsunami’ in Humboldt River

The relentless series of atmospheric rivers slamming Northern California in recent months has caused many issues throughout the region, including flooding and snow related issues. A recent cliff face collapse in Humboldt County shows the intense impact of these storms, and it was all caught on camera.

Two Humboldt residents went for a walk by the Van Duzen River near their home on Tuesday, only to witness a dramatic rock fall that caused a mini tsunami in the river. The video shows the entire scene and the narrowly avoiding the river water heading right at them.

Here’s the video:

Even if you’re not in the snowy mountains or a flooded area, there can still be major impacts while out in the wild throughout Northern California. Be careful out there.

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