From the ABC 7 Weather team

New Zealand earthquake caught on store cameras (Video)

March 3, 2011 - 02:13 PM
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CCTV captured the moment the Christchurch quake hit. The “rescue” operation is now a “recovery” operation, with more than 200 victims from 20 countries.

Strange videos have emerged in the wake of the Feb. 22 earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, showing empty grocery stores shaking and disgorging all their products from shelves onto the floor. It’s like Paranormal Activity without actors.

The mortality toll has grown from 65 to an expected 220 deaths once emergency personnel finish sorting through all the heavy rubble. As of yesterday, the “rescue” operation is now a “recovery” operation, with victims from some 20 countries. The New Zealand Herald has posted a pretty heart-wrenching article detailing the lives of those who are still missing.

Follow the jump for another CCTV video from last September’s quake in Christchurch.

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