If pictures are worth a thousand words than video of an event like the deadly chemical warehouse explosions in China is ... well, we have no words.


They're dramatic, violent, stunning, and, most of all, frightening.

The video posted at the top of this story not only captures the mushroom cloud -- but it also documents a subsequent shockwave that had many wondering whether the city of 11 million had been nuked. It's scary stuff for sure.

RELATED: Twin blasts rock world's 10th largest port city.


See for yourself. There's home video, dashcam, and drones flying over the aftermath.

Metro has pulled some of the best video we could find on social media.

RELATED: Blast warehouse a known safety mess.

If you see one you think should be added to our list, follow and tweet me -- @nyc_oz.

Or email me: Link is at my byline at the end of this list.

Keep the dead, wounded and displaced in your thoughts.

John A. Oswald

Tianjin Explosion - Drone Footage

Incredible new footage filmed by a drone shows the vast amount of damage caused by a series of explosions late Wednesday vening in the Chinese port city of Tianjin.More than 40 people were killed, including a dozen firefighters, and hundreds injured by the blasts.The latest updates on Grasswire.com.

Posted by Grasswire on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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