Waterspout hits Australian waters

A spectacular waterspout appears off the east coast of Australia, creating a twisting pillar of water hundreds of meters high.

May 30, 2011 14:22
Waterspout spotted off the Australian coast, Mon.

australian waterspout_311. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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A spectacular waterspout on Monday appeared off the east coast of Australia, creating a twisting pillar of water hundreds of meters high.

The waterspout was seen off the coast of Avoca Beach, north of Sydney, and produced a funnel of cloud and water.

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Up to three other waterspouts were reportedly seen along the same coast at nearly the same time.

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