Nantong, Eastern China,

The sinkhole appeared on Jianghuai Road in the city of Nantong in eastern China

It first engulfed a minivan before later swallowing a tree

It first engulfed a minivan before later swallowing a tree

Online commentators speculated that an underwater pipe might have been leaking, causing the earth around it to collapse.

Jiangsu Province has experienced heavy rains over the last few days,

Five reservoirs in the capital Nanjing were inundated as early as 9 a.m. Saturday.

No one was hurt in the accident, and the cause of the sinkhole is still being investigated 

No one was hurt in the accident, and the cause of the sinkhole is still being investigated

Jiangsu province has experienced heavy rains over the last few days 

Jiangsu province has experienced heavy rains over the last few days