In a remarkable series of images which is shown here in full size, the Japanese reporter Toya Chiba is seen while being swept away by the gigantic tsunami of March. At the same time he was even taking pictures at the mouth of the Owatari River. According to Reuters, Chiba managed to survive in the rush of water by grabbing a dangling rope and climbing onto a coal heap around 30 feet high, after being swept away for about 100 feet, Kyodo News reports.