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: More Than 1,000 Students In Quarantine In Anne Arundel County; County Executive Supports Vaccine Mandate For All Students
A video posted to The Shanty Bar at Tolchester Marina’s Facebook page shows the wind blowing water around Monday evening.READ MORE: Residents & Business Owners Question The Future Of The Inner Harbor's Gallery Mall
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: Shortage In COVID Testing Kits Driving Up Lab-Based Demand