High Winds Cause Upward Waterfall…rise

Hikers exploring England’s Derbyshire Peak District, near Hayfield, earlier this week stumbled onto a rare phenomenon caused by extreme winds:

The River Kinder would normally cascade 30-meters (98 Ft.) down Kinder Downfall, but was blown back almost vertically by a powerful updraft, making it seem as if the waterfall was simply flowing into nothing.

waterfallEngland’s Derbyshire Peak District winds-cause-a-upward-waterfall

~ by Fionnlagh on October 28, 2014.

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