Drone video captures waves battering pricey SoCal homes

There aren’t many positive things you can say about global warming, but were one pressed to do so it might be that its consequences are at least democratic: Nobody, even the most privileged, escapes its harmful effects. That was demonstrated last week by drone video that captured amped-up waves battering expensive homes on Southern California’s vulnerable coastline.

Drone video shows expensive coastal homes battered by unusually powerful summer waves

The extreme surf conditions that slammed Orange County beachside property over the weekend was caught in a drone video filming the unseasonably large, powerful waves. Giving those breakers even more force were exceptionally large tides bringing them higher onto land. Orange County Register photographer Jeff Gritchen was ready for those overlapping factors, and flew his craft over several locales as they were getting the worst of the converging oceanic conditions. 

The footage he got of homes worth millions…