New Amateur Video of Japan Tsunami


POSTED: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 6:11am

UPDATED: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 9:19am

New video of the Japanese tsunami sweeping inland continues to emerge.

Amateur video was taken in Japan's Iwate prefecture.

It shows how quickly the wall of water swept in, carrying cars, debris and even houses.

According to Japanese media, at least 574 deaths have been confirmed in Iwate, but thousands are still unaccounted for.

The death toll overall is expected to top 10,000.

Japan's prime minister has called the earthquake and tsunami the biggest crisis for his country since world war two.

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