A giant iceberg came close to the village in Greenland, causing panic

Greenland Village Evacuated As Giant Iceberg Approaches, May Create Tsunami

An iceberg has drifted close to a village on the western coast of Greenland, and people close to shore have been evacuated in case it calves - potentially causing a tsunami.

The Innaarsuit island settlement on Greenland's west coast has been advised of the danger of the iceberg calving, with a search-and-rescue helicopter deployed now close to the community.

Meanwhile scientists have revealed they captured dramatic video of an iceberg six kilometres wide breaking off from a glacier in eastern Greenland.

That is why the established order that have taken in accomplishment to abandon people existing neighboring most of the water from the Innaarsuit village where iceberg has parked itself on the shoreline. "The evacuation happened only because the iceberg is so close to the village".

There are fears that if the iceberg splits in two it could create a tsunami effect.

"Knowing how and in what ways icebergs calve is important for simulations because they ultimately determine global sea-level rise", said Denise Holland, the logistics coordinator for NYU's Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Global Sea Level Change.

A climate expert told the French news agency AFP that extreme iceberg events will become more frequent.

Four people died and 11 were injured in 2018 after an quake caused a tsunami off another island settlement called Nuugaatsiaq.

An oceanographer, David Holland, at New York University who does research in Greenland during the summer months, says "It's kind of like, if you lived in the suburbs, and you got up in the morning and saw, and there was a skyscraper next to your house". The Holland's had been camping out by the Helheim Glacier for weeks to collect data to better project sea level changes.

He said "it sounded like rockets going off " and described it as a very "complex, chaotic, noisy event".

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