'Whirlwind' Rips Through Amsterdam, Whips Up Debris and Water

A suspected landspout barreled through Amsterdam on August 9, whipping up debris and water, and causing damage to trees and buildings, according to local media.

Video filmed from a vessel in Amsterdam’s Oosterdok basin on August 9 shows the whirlwind swirling across the water and onto land.

Multiple posts from social media users show it twisting over Amsterdam as dark clouds loom overhead. Credit: Marie Hemelrijk via Storyful