WATCH: Mini Tsumani Hits Beach in Europe

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A rare meteotsunami washed through a beach in the Netherlands, washing away beach furniture and surprising holiday-makers on Monday, May 29.

Meteorological mini-tsunamis are caused by air pressure displacing of a body of water and are associated with fast moving weather systems, and like a seismic tsunami affects the entire water column, shoaling and increasing in size as it hits shallow water.