Two weeks ago, a storm hit Royal Caribbean’s Splendor of the Seas, breaking plates, bottles and glasses and causing concern among the passengers.
According to the Brazilian newspaper Diário Catarinense on the night of January 23rd, passengers who were aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship reported "moments of panic and tension" after a the ship faced a storm between Argentina and Uruguay.
The newspaper says that the cruise ship tilted 7 to 10 degrees, permitting water to enter parts of the ship.
The captain of the cruise ship had warned the passengers earlier in the afternoon that the ship would be encountering rough weather.
Nonetheless, the events that evening surprised and frightened many passengers.
"Many people shouted that the ship would sink, and all were going to die," said one passenger. Others screamed and some laughed nervously about the effects of the storm on the ship. Watch the videos below.
Photo and Video Credit: Diario Catarinense