This is the scary moment when a monster wave from Hurricane Dudley hit the ferry window, causing passengers to flee for safety.
Horrific footage taken on a ferry in Hamburg, Germany, shows Hurricane Dudley wreaking havoc across the country.
In an instant, a tidal wave hits the front windows of the boat, causing one passenger to fall and flood the entire cabin.
The wave was so strong, you could hear the window shattering under its G-force.
Screams were heard as passengers ran to evacuate the cabin.
The video, shared on Twitter, was accompanied by another video showing a rescue ship fighting the mega-force winds.
The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. DW News
Authorities have advised people to stay indoors and away from buildings, scaffolding and power lines.
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Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s national rail operator, and Lufthansa Airways have canceled services due to deteriorating conditions, with interruptions continuing for weeks.
According to Bild, the winds also destroyed a drive-in test center in Germany and closed schools in the south of the country on Thursday.
And the Able River, which flows from Hamburg, rose 2 meters higher than usual.
No injuries have been reported so far.
Looking for a respite from the weather can be a bit of a wait as Hurricane Younis threatens to hit Britain, the Benelux countries and Germany from Friday with winds of up to 100 mph and severe blizzards.
The British have been told not to travel on Friday as forecasters predict it could be one of the worst storms in recent years.
Forecasters have called on the British to avoid flying debris and damage to buildings and homes – as roof tiles and power lines are expected to fall.
The government said a Cobra Emergency Committee would meet on Thursday to discuss the response to Hurricane Dudley and Hurricane Younis.
It comes as Hurricane Dudley leaves a trail of destruction across Britain.
Homes and cars destroyed by strong winds of 100 mph last night – the British got up this morning to dump debris in their gardens.