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Freak waves inundate broadcasting building on Rio’s Copacabana Beach

  • Freak 15-foot waves lashed Copacabana beach in Rio over a weekend 
  • Sunbathers were forced to run for cover as a waves smashed a shore 
  • The Olympic broadcasting studio perched on a beach became flooded
  • Now there are fears a proxy structure could fall into a sea 

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There are fears a Olympic TV studios on Copacabana beach could fall into a sea after it was lashed by weird 15 feet waves.

The outrageous waves caused massacre along a famous widen of seashore in Rio on Saturday, reduction than a week before a start of a 2016 Games.

Footage available by beachgoers showed inundate H2O covering a shoreline and fluctuating adult on to a circuitously categorical road.

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There are fears a Olympic TV studios on Copacabana beach, blue building pictured, could fall into a sea after it was lashed by weird 15 feet waves

There are fears a Olympic TV studios on Copacabana beach, blue building pictured, could fall into a sea after it was lashed by weird 15 feet waves

The outrageous waves caused massacre along a famous widen of seashore in Rio on Saturday, reduction than a week before a start of a 2016 Games

The outrageous waves caused massacre along a famous widen of seashore in Rio on Saturday, reduction than a week before a start of a 2016 Games

Sunbathers who had been shower adult a rays on Copacabana beach were forced to run for cover when a waves strike with some saying their confidence cleared out to sea.

But a misfortune strike building was a proxy structure combined for a Olympic Broadcast Services, that is due to be used by unfamiliar reporters covering a a Games.

The building became totally flooded and suffered vital constructional damage, sparking fears it could collapse.

Meanwhile a proxy building set adult by American Olympic broadcaster NBC was also shop-worn by a vast wave.

It comes after heading scientists in Rio described a plcae of a studios as ‘one of a misfortune places along a shore.’

Flood waters caused by a outrageous waves lonesome a whole shoreline and H2O front after battering Copacabana beach 

Flood waters caused by a outrageous waves lonesome a whole shoreline and H2O front after battering Copacabana beach 

Felip de Sousa Silva, 24, who hires out rug chairs and parasols on Copacabana beach told a Sun: ‘I scarcely mislaid all my products as they were dragged into a sea.

‘It was mayhem and unequivocally scary.

‘All of a remarkable these outrageous waves seemed during about 10.30 this morning.’

Copacabana beach is set to be used for several events during a Olympics including beach volleyball, marathon swimming and triathlon.  

News of repairs to a building comes after Daily Mail Online suggested that a series of pivotal venues set to be used during a Games are still incomplete.

The Lagoa Stadium, that is hosting a rowing and canoeing competitions, stays partially hidden in scaffolding while bags of garbage, orange cones and piles of dry leaves spawn one of a entrances.

Sunbathers who had been shower adult a rays on Copacabana beach were forced to run for cover when a waves hit

Sunbathers who had been shower adult a rays on Copacabana beach were forced to run for cover when a waves hit

Concerns over security, deficient accommodation and dirty H2O in Ganabara Bay have also blighted a run adult to Rio 2016.

However, a Brazilian envoy to UK, Eduardo dos Santos told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that he was assured Rio was prepared to horde a Games. 

He said: ‘The Games will be a good success. we can encourage that Rio de Janeiro is prepared for a Games in all a aspects. People – athletes and visitors – are ready, they are entrance in to Rio and we are welcoming all of them with open arms.’

And asked about a athletes’ accommodation, he added:’Well there have been some problems, it is not an easy task. It is a large plea to organize quite a initial Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America, we feel celebrated with that though we have to work tough and also work tough in cooperation, not usually with those who organized a successful Games in London in 2012 though also general organisations – a International Olympic Committee, that is critical and obliged for a Games, of course.’  

 

 

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