Massive Waves Form in Swimming Pool During Taiwan Earthquake

Resilience in the Face of Disaster: Taipei’s Viral Rooftop Swimming Pool in the Aftermath of Earthquake

On April 3, Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei was hit by a devastating 7.4 magnitude earthquake, resulting in the deaths of nine people and injuring over a thousand. The quake caused significant damage to numerous buildings and triggered tsunami warnings that reached as far as Japan and the Philippines. Frightening scenes were captured on social media, showing buildings shaking, bridges swaying and individuals desperately seeking shelter.

Among the many videos circulating on social media, a viral video of a rooftop swimming pool during the earthquake has gained attention. The video depicts a man struggling in the pool amid powerful waves caused by the tremor. Despite the perilous circumstances, the man remains composed and stays in place. Another video shows water from a rooftop swimming pool cascading down a skyscraper like a waterfall.

Reports from news agencies state that this earthquake is the most powerful to hit Taiwan in 25 years, with officials cautioning about potential aftershocks in the days to come. Taiwanese officials compare the severity of this quake to the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck the nation in 1999, claiming 2,400 lives.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in Taiwan due to the earthquake, conveying India’s solidarity with the resilient people of the country. He offered condolences to the families who lost loved ones and wished a speedy recovery to the injured individuals. Prime Minister Modi assured Taiwan of India’s support as they work towards recovery from the aftermath of

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