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In two separate but dramatic incidents, huge waves hit coastal Peru and Cuba on December 21-22, 2018, causing damage and triggering evacuations in both countries. The same ‘enormous wave’ phenomenon was also reported in Ecuador, Panama,  Colombia and Florida.

Huge waves in Peru

Dozens of holiday makers had the fear of their lives as anomalous and enormous waves suddenly engulfed several coastal cities near Mancora, in the region of Piura, Peru, on December 22, 2018.

According to witnesses, the waves reached up to 16 feet in height.

Police started evacuating the resorts when the large waves started flooding shops and restaurants along the coast.

Enormous waves flood Cuba

Strong winds coming from the southern United States caused waves and sea penetration in western Cuba, with flooding in low-lying urban areas of Havana on December 21, 2018.

Havana was completely flooded:

Ironic that these incidents follow in the wake of the volcanic tsunami in Indonesia.


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