KENT COUNTY, Md (WJZ) — A rare meteotsunami formed in the Chesapeake Bay as thunderstorms rolled through Maryland Monday night.
According the The National Weather Service’s Mt. Holly bureau the tsunami formed near Tolchester Beach in Kent County.READ MORE: Friends, Family Remember Lost Baltimore Firefighters In Procession To Funeral Homes
A video posted to The Shanty Bar at Tolchester Marina’s Facebook page shows the wind blowing water around Monday evening.READ MORE: Advocates Call For Eviction Moratorium For Afghan Refugees In Baltimore As They Wait On Documents, Benefits
The tidal chart showed that there was a sharp rise and fall along several smaller waves. This wasn’t due to any seismic activity, instead it was due to the substantial pressure created by the thunderstorm.
You can learn more about the meteotsunami on NOAA’s website.MORE NEWS: Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Released From Prison Early