He grabbed a ladder from a flooded rig and with a buddy carried it through the water.
“I put the ladder up to the window and this guy hands me his 6-year-old daughter and she looked terrified.
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DON'T DRINK AND SWIMCALL 911 first for any emergency.Rip currents are life-threatening to anyone entering the surf. Undertow is a concern mostly for weak swimmers or the unfortunate non-swimmer. Eventually, the excess water starts to return seaward through low areas in the sandbar, "ripping" an opening. Rip currents Typically, strong wind and swell waves push water over a sandbar allowing excess water to collect.RELATED: RIHANNA JOINS DAILY NEWS RELIEF EFFORT PHOTOS: HURRICANE SANDY THROUGH NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS' LENSES “It was under close to 5 feet of water,”Davis said. On the way back, they had to abandon the truck when it got stuck in the water and hitched a ride on another rig.
The flood was rising fast, and Davis admitted he was getting scared.Używamy plików cookie, aby pomóc w personalizacji treści, dostosowywać i analizować reklamy oraz zapewnić bezpieczne korzystanie z serwisu.Klikając lub nawigując w tej witrynie, wyrażasz zgodę na gromadzenie przez nas informacji na Facebooku i poza nim przy użyciu plików cookie.This "undertow" can sweep a weak swimmer off of their feet and into deeper water, and he may panic as the wave crashes over his head.The undertow disperses almost immediately until the next wave approaches, then the cycle starts again.Now, ironically, fire poses the biggest threat to survivors trying to stay warm.