Reverse waterfall is a phenomenon in which water is blown upward due to strong wind in waterfalls giving an apparent perception of water flowing upwards. Strong blowing of wind above about 75 km/hr can cause such phenomena.
List of observed location
These have been observed in Australia, India, Japan, the UK and various parts of the world where there is chance of strong wind such as:
- Australia: A wind of 70 km/h caused reverse waterfalls in various location in Sydney, Central Coast, Mid North Coast, Hunter, Illawarra areas and in the Royal National Park.
- Hawaii: The Waipuhia Falls in Oahu gets reversed due to north-easterly trade winds.
- Japan: Shiretoko National Park in Japan has Furepe Falls to the Sea of Okhotosk. This fall also gets reversed during strong wind.
- Brazil: In the Chapada Diamantina National Park the Cachoeira da Fumaça (Smoke Waterfall) shows the phenomenon.
- Chile: The waterfall in Talca shows the phenomenon.
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