A massive sinkhole opened up in a yard in Volusia County, Central Florida, on Friday morning, July 31, 2020. A huge sinkhole has opened up on a farm in Tumunui, New Zealand. As a result, more than 25 000 residents could soon be forced to evacuate and be transferred to government subsidy... Non-stop heavy precipitations have been hitting El Salvador since October 12, 2019, resulting in floods and landslides. Several families are hurting as they are losing their home," police said. The following examples of recent landslide research by the USGS LHP show how our scientists provide reliable scientific information to minimize the loss of life, infrastructure, and property. (CNN)At least six people have died and 16 others have been injured after a massive sinkhole swallowed up a bus picking up passengers in northwestern China, the latest in a recent string of deadly road collapses in the country. Another sinkhole opened up this week. A huge sinkhole has opened up on a farm in Tumunui, New Zealand. The hole is... A very large sinkhole opened in a rice field near homes in Kadudampit District of Indonesian Sukabumi Regency, West Java on April 28, 2019. The hole is growing and is now threatening... At least 10 new sinkholes formed near a retention pond in the Wynchase at Fore Ranch neighborhood in Ocala, Florida on April 25 and 26, 2018, forcing authorities to evacuate 8 homes. The formation of the sinkhole was accompanied by a loud rumble, reportedly heard 150 m (500 feet) away. The sound was huge ... a water pipe broke, and water poured in," he said. As soon as I reached her, (the road) collapsed again and there was nothing at the bottom, and several people who were helping out with me fell through," he told state-run news magazine China Newsweek. The sinkhole is 200 m (656 feet) long, 30 m (98 feet) wide and 20 m (65 feet) deep. This is the same patch of road that swallowed a police car in... A massive sinkhole has opened up in Rotorua, New Zealand's North Island following a record-breaking rainfall on Sunday, April 30, 2018. There is, in fact, a sinkhole on Hastings Avenue, between Queen and Dundas Streets East, filled with bright green liquid that looks exactly like the ooze that birthed everyone's favourite anthropomorphic crime-fighting squad of bros, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles. If you get too close, the sand... A large sinkhole opened up at Tarpon Springs High School in Florida, U.S. on May 10, 2019, forcing officials to relocate some of the students. The sinkhole was spotted early Thursday morning on 70th Street in Maspeth. Town officials in Sea Bright are warning people to stay away. Time and water, experts say. Passerby Sun Wanhong, a retired armed police officer, was among the group of people who tried to help the woman out of the sinkhole, but ended up falling in themselves after the road caved in again. Search and rescue efforts remain ongoing. and ran over. Rosario Rizzo, the homeowner of the yard, said the sinkhole measured around 74 square m (800 square feet) and even swallowed a large tree. He noted that the... August 05, 2020 An unoccupied orange SUV was found swallowed by a sinkhole in Queens early Thursday morning. But the incident has drawn outrage online, with many questioning why sinkholes. As of May 4, the death toll across the country reached 164, government officials confirmed.... San Rafael Waterfall -- the tallest waterfall in Ecuador and one of the county's most stunning landscapes, disappeared last month after a large sinkhole opened on the Coca River, just a few minutes before the falls. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the collapse. Numerous sinkholes are forming in the Khutsong suburb outside Carletonville, West Rand, South Africa's Gauteng province, swallowing homes and roads. A volcanologist says it is the biggest he has seen in the country, three times bigger than the previous largest. Although the hole... Another large sinkhole has opened at Inskip Point beach in Queensland, Australia overnight September 24, 2018. On December 1, three people on two vehicles fell into a massive sinkhole that suddenly appeared in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou, near the construction site of a new underground rail line. 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