Friday, 14 February 2014

More and More Sinkholes!!!

Sinkhole gobbles up 8 vintage Corvettes at Kentucky museum2014-02-13

A 40-foot sinkhole opened up under the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky on Wednesday and swallowed eight collector cars, including the historic one millionth Corvette built in 1992.

No injuries were reported, but a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder and a 2009 ZR1 “Blue Devil” on loan from General Motors Co were among the iconic cars piled up in the gaping pit.


 

Sinkholes on the increase after UK's wet winter February 21 2014
As if flooded homes and disrupted power supplies have not created enough misery, Britain's wettest winter on record has created perfect conditions for sinkholes, 10 of which have been reported this month. Cars, roads and bits of homes have tumbled into the voids created after the ground collapses into subterranean cavities.




More sinkholes will open up across Britain as the effects of flooding continue, warns British Geological Survey February 19 2014
 
Huge sinkhole opens up in Beijing street February 17 2014

Sinkhole opens on Penn State campus February 24 2014

Long Island woman, 69, and her car survive mysterious driveway sinkhole February 23 2014
(UK) Sinkhole swallows family car February 3 2014

(New Zealand) 10m sinkhole tumble: 'I fell into the hole and screamed' February 7 2014

 

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