DEC 30, 2015 2:26 PM PST

Watch This Water Geyser Lift a Car

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard


It's not every day that you see a heavy car lifted up from the ground, but large amounts of flowing water are one of the things that can easily generate enough force to lift a car up off the ground, which is why during floods, cars will often become swept away.

But one thing that you don't see all the time is a manhole cover getting blown off of a storm sewer and then the water beginning to geyser out of the manhole at such high pressures that the car can lift from the ground.

In this video, recorded in Montreal, a car is pushed into the air when a manhole geyser spews just minutes after a torrential downpour.

About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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