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A COUPLE say they are lucky to be alive after being swept out to sea by a freak wave while on holiday in Malta.
LIVERPOOL Coastguard was at the centre of a dramatic rescue after a ferry was hit by a freak wave, above.
Arab News A tidal wave hits the coast of The Netherlands, causing damage to property, but no people were harmed (Youtube screen grab) Beach furniture is washed away by the freak wave (Youtube screengrab 2 photos
Disney claims the philosophy student, of Guilden Sutton, Cheshire, was swept into the Pacific by a freak wave.
A Spanish couple were with the Hong Kong-born owner of a Malaysian resort and a resort employee when a freak wave capsized their boat just off the Malaysian coast on May 2.
Disney said Rebecca, 24, was swept overboard by a freak wave on March 22.
Ethan McKen, 24, from Nottingham, was with a friend when they were hit by a freak wave at the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach, near Burgas, yesterday.
A KAYAKER thrown out of his boat when it was hit by a freak wave has admitted he is lucky to be alive after he escaped with no more than a cut on his finger.
A kayakerthrown out of his boat when it was hit by a freak wave has admitted he is lucky to be alive after he escaped with no more than a cut on his finger.
LONDON, Rabi'II 15, 1435, Feb 15, 2014, SPA -- Strong winds that pummeled Britain killed a taxi driver, whose car was crushed by falling chunks of stone from a building, and an elderly man who died after a "freak wave" struck a cruise ship in the English Channel, officials said Saturday.
A FORMER policeman is believed to have been drowned by a freak wave as he enjoyed a holiday swim.
Suddenly, and amazingly, a freak wave swept up the beach in a way now familiar, through much showing of events involving tsunamis, I didn't even know the word then.