Tag Archives: sinkholes

Land O Lakes, FLorida.July 14th 2017

A really big one affecting 11 homes, nearly 200 feet in diameter. This isn’t the first sinkhole for this area. A growing sinkhole in Florida that has already swallowed two houses is now threatening other residences, authorities said Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Fukuoka, Japan. November 8th, 2016.

A gigantic sinkhole has opened in the southwestern Japanese city of Fukuoka, swallowing huge sections of road near underground work to extend a subway tunnel. An 8 meter-wide hole was first reported early Tuesday, according to Motohisa Oda, a crisis … Continue reading

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Mulberry, Florida. September 16th, 2016.

The size of a sinkhole at the Mosaic fertilizer company near Mulberry is becoming more clear. The company used new LiDAR technology and other tools to determine the sinkhole’s width and depth. Mosaic said the technology is faster and better … Continue reading

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Voronezh, Russia. April 27th, 2015.

Wow, I love two things, Russian dash cams, and sinkholes, this is the best of both worlds… I don’t know how this escaped out attention for so long! This is the terrifying moment a huge sinkhole suddenly opened in the middle of … Continue reading

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Brestovac, Slovenia. March 16th, 2015

Translated….. The aliens return in the municipality Brestovac? Nobody understands what happened, disbelief villagers Gučani, settlements in the area of ​​Brestovac, the eastern part of the Požega Valley glances into the hole that opened yesterday in a pasture above the village, a … Continue reading

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Memphis, Tenessee March 6th, 2015

  MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Frayser woman says she needs help for her 62-year-old mother, whose house is sitting above a sinkhole in her backyard. Carmen Coleman said she called multiple city departments and got the runaround, so she … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Australia. December 15th, 2014.

Homes have been inundated and cars sank into the road after a water main burst in Melbourne’s inner city. Residents were woken by a flood of water early on Tuesday morning as water surged through a residential street in Port … Continue reading

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Pasco County, Florida. November 24th, 2014

The driveway of a home on Torch Street in Holiday appears to have caved in next door to where a sinkhole swallowed a car earlier this month. The depression is the third incident in the neighborhood, where two sinkholes opened, … Continue reading

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Phuket, Thailand. November 10th, 2014.

Officers shut down a road in central Phuket today after heavy rains and flash flooding this weekend caused a large, dangerous sinkhole to form on one side of the road. Part of Rural Road 4008 off Thepkrasattri Road, near Bang … Continue reading

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Raleigh, North Carolina. September 30th, 2014

Crews will close the southbound lanes of Hammond Road at Rush Street Thursday morning in south Raleigh to begin making permanent fixes to a drainage problem that created a large sinkhole in September. North Carolina Department of Transportation officials awarded … Continue reading

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