Huge iceberg drifts close to Greenland village, causing fears of a tsunami

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – An iceberg the size of a hill has drifted close to a tiny village on the western coast of Greenland, causing fear that it could swamp the settlement with a tsunami if it calves. A giant iceberg is seen behind an Innaarsuit settlement, Greenland July 12, 2018.
Picture taken July 12, 2018. Ritzau Scanpix/Karl Petersen/ via REUTERS The iceberg towers over houses on a promontory in the village of Innaarsuit but it is grounded and has not moved overnight, local media KNR reported.
A danger zone close to the coast has been evacuated and people have been moved further up a steep slope where the settlement lies, a Greenland police spokesman told Reuters. Last summer, four people died after waves swamped a settlement in northwestern Greenland.


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