Synopsis by Corinna Richards
Imagine an unstoppable wall of water, racing to shore at 500 miles an hour, reaching heights of nearly 100 feet, washing away everything in its path with tons of foam and debris. That's not even the biggest wave you'll see in this story of the ocean at its most angry. Raging Planet: Tidal Wave is the story of humans who have dared to defy nature's fury. The program shows how tidal waves also known as tsunami, begin, build up and wreak havoc. Follow scientists as they struggle to predict he unpredictable. Visit a city in Japan that builds walls against the tsunamis, or harbor waves.