Wrath of Nature batters the coast


Stormy seas: Hugh waves crashing onto the shore in Pantai Bersih, Bagan Ajam, Butterworth.

GEORGE TOWN: Raging seas caused by stormy winds overturned a barge off Gurney Drive, sinking an excavator doing reclamation work, and forced a ferry from Penang to Langkawi to turn back.

Waves rose as high as 3.5m and the tide swelled from a low 0.63m to 2.53m from 9.30am yesterday.

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