Monthly Archives: February 2014

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. February 17th, 2014

SINKHOLES are becoming a very real threat, experts have warned, as the recent deluge has left Britain in a sodden, soggy mess. A sinkhole which swallowed the car of Zoe Smith in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire [PA] A number of giant … Continue reading

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Kent, United Kingdom.

More rain, more sinkholes for the UK. Motorway closed for a second day as engineers tackle 15ft-deep SINKHOLE that opened up below central reservation. A 10-mile section of a busy motorway remains closed after the discovery yesterday of a 15ft-deep … Continue reading

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom. February 17th, 2014.

More rain, more sinkholes… Three homes have been evacuated over fears one was in danger of collapse after a sinkhole – the UK’s sixth in a month – opened up. A cordon has been put in place to protect members … Continue reading

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County Kilkenny, Ireland. February 18th, 2014.

A LARGE sinkhole has developed near Galmoy Mine in Co Kilkenny, it has been confirmed. The Department of Energy and Natural Resources confirmed the existence of the sinkhole this afternoon. The hole is 15m in circumference and 9m deep. However … Continue reading

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom. February 17th, 2014.

The wet weather in England has taken it’s toll.. More than a dozen homes have been evacuated after a 35ft-wide sinkhole opened up in a street. Police say they have evacuated 17 properties at the site in Oatridge Gardens in … Continue reading

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Kentucky. February 12th, 2014.

Cor! Vettes! A 40-foot sinkhole opened up under the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky and swallowed eight collector cars, including a black 1962 model, the museum said on Wednesday. No injuries were reported, but a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder and a … Continue reading

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