In the icy waters of the Bay of Exploits in northern Newfoundland, a Canadian couple on a boat ride on July 24, 2014, were put in a dangerous situation as one of the region's massive icebergs suddenly crumbled.
As large chunks of the iceberg collapsed into the water, an enormous wave rippled from the site and moved out into the open water.
Only miles from the boat and in a panic, the couple sped up in an attempt to avoid the colossal waves.
Famously known as the source behind the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, icebergs can prove to be some of the most menacing threats in the ocean for ships and sailors.
Despite their size noticeable to the naked eye, the majority of icebergs are actually underwater, with nearly 90 percent of their total mass under the sea, according to the Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism.
Although the number of icebergs varies year to year, on average there are 15,000 icebergs born annually.
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A tropical disturbance will sweep across Florida and the Bahamas with enhanced downpours and rough surf into the middle of the week.
On Monday, Aug. 21, the event that millions have anticipated will unfold when the moon passes directly in front of the sun.
Tropical Rainstorm Harvey will continue to track toward Central America with heavy rainfall, gusty thunderstorms and dangerous seas early this week. Harvey could regenerate over the next several days.
Heat and humidity surging from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into the Northeast will be the key ingredients for severe weather to develop Tuesday and Tuesday night.
A bout of locally heavy rain will impact northern and western areas of the United Kingdom Sunday night into Tuesday as moisture from Gert crosses the British Isles.
The government of Portugal has issued a state of public calamity as wildfires continue to burn across the country ahead of a weekend heat wave.
In addition to Harvey, two additional tropical features are being monitored in the Atlantic basin but rapid development is unlikely at this time.
A renewed threat for severe weather and flooding will emerge over the midwestern United States into Monday night.