If you're heading to China, watch where you step. Last month it was escalators pulling people underground in China, with three separate accidents, including one that killed a mother after she managed to save her son. Now it's sinkholes, including one that swallowed five people yesterday at a bus stop. And this is just two weeks after an entire street collapsed in Dongguan China, pulling over 3,000 square feet down below street level and killing at least one person.
Last week, a worker on a farm in New Zealand was rounding up cows before sunrise when he noticed a massive sinkhole, almost falling into it while riding on his motorbike. But it wasn’t until daylight that anyone realized how massive the sinkhole was – six stories deep and the length of two foot ball […]
A 4×4 sinkhole has opened up in front of Mar-a-Lago on Southern Boulevard in Palm Beach, FL. It hasn’t swallowed anything up, so as far as sinkholes go, it doesn’t seem major. But it’s inspired some fun tweets: For more details, here’s the scoop from 25WPBF News: Thanks The Washington Post!
It took just days for a construction crew to repair a road that collapsed into a sinkhole in the business district of Fukuoka, Japan. From CNN: After the sinkhole appeared on November 8, subcontractors worked around the clock to fill in the 30 meter (98 ft) wide, 15 meter (50 ft) deep hole by the […]
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