Enormous sinkhole drains lake in Franca, Brazil killing thousands of fish and almost sucking down a boat


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This footage is just terrifying!

Thousands of fish were killed and a two-person boat stalked into a hole after the largest dam in Franca, Brazil was completely drained by mistake on September 15, 2017.

The dam’s staff jumped into a boat to try saving some fish trapped in the mud after the water began to flow uncontrolled to Córrego do Espraiado… read more

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Enormous sinkhole opens up in Apopka, Florida forming like a giant crack in the ground (video)


giant sinkhole opens up in Apopka Florida, apopka sinkhole, apopka florida sinkholeA gigantic sinkhole opened up in Apopka, Florida on September 13, 2017, literally opening a crack in the Earth. Another consequence of Hurricane Irma big time flooding.

Irma was so powerful that it drained shorelines in Florida and the Bahamas. And as some already asked me on Facebook and in the comments, the resulting flooding also caused apocalyptical sceneries like this giant sinkhole literally scaring the Earth in Apopka… read more

Massive earth crack forms in Manipur, destroying villages


Massive earth crack forms in Manipur, destroying villagesA massive earth crack that developed Sunday morning, June 4, 2017 in the Indian state of Manipur is widening with every passing hour, threatening several villages in the Kangpokpi district to be completely destroyed. More than 250 people have been evacuated to a temporary relief camp and are now facing water and power shortage.

By June 5, the fissure destroyed at least 11 houses, while 19 more were on the verge of falling apart. More than 20 paddy fields have been damaged, numerous huge trees have caved in and more land has slid down.

In addition, two huge water bodies have ‘formed near Kalikhola village today while one electric post was also badly damaged,’ The Sangai Express reported June 5.

“The origin of the earth fissure is below J Songtun village and it slid down towards Kalikhola village developing larger fissure in the areas and has expanded to a radius of 5 km (3.1 km) approximately now. The PMGSY road connecting IT road and Kalapahar via Makuli has also slid down about 300 meters (980 feet) from the original site. All water pipelines have been badly damaged,” the paper said. … read more

Man swallowed by sinkhole at bus station (video)


This man sank into the ground, when a deep sinkhole suddenly opened up under his feet at a bus station.

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Just another normal day in the Russian city of Yaroslavl. Police and passers-by helped the 51 years old man get out of the six meters deep crater. This 6 meters deep sinkhole swallowed a man waiting for trolleybus in Russia. Watch video. Via Twitter. An ambulance took him to the hospital, but he sustained no serious injuries. [Full Source]

50 m (164 feet) wide sinkhole opens in Bashkiria, Russia


50 m (164 feet) wide sinkhole opens in Bashkiria, RussiaA 50 meters (164 feet) wide sinkhole has opened up last week in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia, near the village Novokulevo in Nurimanovsky District. Although such large sinkholes are rare, the region is known for its karst topography and numerous sinkholes.

This region (Ural Mountains), especially its western slope, where Bashkiria is located, has predominantly karst topography. It is composed of severely eroded sedimentary rocks (sandstones and limestones) that are about 350 million years old. There are many caves, sinkholes and underground streams. The karst topography is much less developed on the eastern slopes… [read more]

Massive sinkhole opens up in Auckland, New Zealand


Sinkhole opens in New Lynn, Auckland after heavy rains on March 12, 2017

A very large sinkhole has opened up in Auckland’s New Lynn after a week of extremely heavy rainfall dumped by a powerful storm centered over the Tasman Sea. The structure of this storm was similar to a tropical cyclone, NIWA said and shared some of the most impressive rainfall records they saw over the past couple of days.

The sinkhole has opened near a major intersection in Auckland’s New Lynn, leaving neighboring buildings teetering near the edge. A part of the footpath crumbled away, leaving a sheer drop underground.

The hole is located between the Bike Barn and Club Fia Fia and is as wide as a street. The police have set up caution tape and cordoned off the area… [read more]

Massive storm slams California, breaks records


Massive storm slams California, breaks records

A massive storm, one of the strongest to hit the region in a decade, smashed Southern California on Friday, February 18, 2017, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds. At least 4 people have been killed and numerous injured. 

The storm downed trees and power lines, caused flash flooding, mudslides and major travel problems. Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled. At least 4 people were killed and numerous injured before the storm left east toward Nevada and Arizona.

At the height of the storm, there were at least 82 000 customers without power. “There are multiple locations with spans of wire down that require extensive repairs to restore power, making restoration efforts take longer,” LADWP said in a news release. They urged customers not to touch downed power lines or anything that may be touching a downed wire, including water…. [read more]

Updated Weather and Natural News 2-14-2017


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Volcanos

Volcanoes Today, 15 Feb 2017: Yasur volcano
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake – 28km WNW of Valdez, Alaska on Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017

Volcano earthquake report for Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake – 6 km al Este de Varablanca, Heredia. on Tuesday, 14 February 2017
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Strange Things

The biggest heart in the Solar System has an incredible origin
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017

Scientists discover enormous 1.8 million km2 reservoir of melting carbon under Western United States
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017

150,000 salmon die in Chile while thousands of dead fish appear in Colombia alarming fishermen
Posted on Monday February 13, 2017

More than 749 earthquakes hit Turkey since Feb 6… And a ‘Big One’ will rock the region soon
Posted on Monday February 13, 2017

Flooding

Landslides, flooding affect more than 45 000 people, Indonesia
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017

WA declared a natural disaster area, worst flooding in 30 years
Posted on Monday February 13, 2017

Mass evacuations after hazardous situation at Oroville Dam
Posted on Monday February 13, 2017

Devastating floods hit western US, new storm approaching
Posted on Saturday February 11, 2017

Landslides

Landslides, flooding affect more than 45 000 people, Indonesia
Posted on Tuesday February 14, 2017


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