Sunday, May 1, 2016

2016 - APR - Land Subsidence

2016-04-01 - Huge sinkhole opens and swallows Coca-Cola delivery van on Strickland Landing Road in Autaugaville (Alabama):

Quote: "'He was wearing his seat belt for an event like that. That's a pretty good drop,' said Autauga County EMA Director Ernie Baggett. How big of a drop? Twelve feet deep and 30 feet across! Big enough to swallow the van."

2016-04-02 - Sinkhole opens on sidewalk in Montreal (Canada):

2016-04-02 - Sinkhole opens on Fambridge Road near Mundon (Britain):

2016-04-03 - Landslide destroys two homes near Samgam (Pakistan), 8 killed:

2016-04-03 - Landslide hits Tianquan County, Sichuan Province (China), 1 killed, 3 injured:

2016-04-04 - Massive sinkhole destroys section of highway near coastal Bangkok (Thailand):

Quote: "It comes just days after a truck overturned after being pulled into a similar crack in the road a few days earlier."

2016-04-05 - Huge sinkhole swallows house, gardens and courtyards in Hanoi (Vietnam):

2016-04-05 - Culvert and road collapse in Leon County (Florida):

2016-04-06 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in Acres Homes area in Houston (Texas), near the coast:

2016-04-06 - Giant sinkhole along North Camp Meade Road concerns people in Linthicum (Maryland):

2016-04-07 - Sinkhole and landslide almost take out homes in coastal San Diego (California):

2016-04-08 - Sinkhole opens, land subsides, near hotel, hotel evacuated, in Norwich (Britain):

2016-04-08 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in Newcastle (Britain), near the coast:

2016-04-08 - Sinkhole opens on street in Rubery (Britain):

2016-04-09 - A football field of land subsiding into the Gulf of Mexico every HOUR in Louisiana:

Quote: "This isn't some back-in-the-day, old-folks-exaggerating type of story. As Billiot knows all too well, the marsh of Louisiana's fragile coast is disappearing at a mind-blowing rate. A football field of land, on average, falls into the Gulf each hour. That bears repeating: A football field of land, per hour, gone."

2016-04-09 - Huge sinkhole opens, again, near coastal Baltimore (Maryland):

2016-04-09 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Montecito (California):

2016-04-09 - Landslide takes out road in Ulyanovsk (Russia):

2016-04-11 - Sinkhole opens, apartment building destroyed, in Griffintown (Canada):

2016-04-11 - Sinkhole opens, damages six cars, in Whitehaven (Tennessee):

2016-04-12 - Giant sinkhole opens in yard at home, swallows tree, in Des Moines (Iowa):

Quote: "The homeowner at 4103 SW 5th Street was awakened by neighbors who noticed the sinkhole around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when it began swallowing a hedge. By 7:00 a.m. the hole had expanded dramatically, even sucking down a tree. Officials say it is about 40 feet deep and still expanding."

2016-04-12 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in Madera (California):

2016-04-13 - Huge cracks appear in the ground in coastal Bowleaze Cove (Britain):

2016-04-14 - Huge sinkhole opens and collapses part of train bridge, on the A614 in Howden (Britain):

Quote: "The hole opened up over night on the A614 on the Holme-on-Spalding-Moor side of Howden due to the partial collapse of a Network Rail bridge."

2016-04-14 - Sinkhole closes road in Clacton (Britain):

2016-04-14 - Sinkhole swallows calf in Newberry (Florida), calf rescued:

2016-04-15 - Landslides foul rivers, 3 million people without drinking water in Santiago (Chile):

2016-04-16 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in Utica (New York):

2016-04-17 - Sinkhole opens on Del Puerto Canyon Road near Sperry Avenue in Patterson (California):

2016-04-17 - Sinkhole kills 3 miners on the island of Masbate (Philippine Islands):

2016-04-18 - Large sinkhole closes street in Waco (Texas):

2016-04-18 - Sinkhole opens, child falls in, in Martins Ferry (Ohio):

2016-04-19 - Landslide hits West Papua (Indonesia), 1000 families isolated, 6 people missing:

2016-04-20 - Land slumping in Regina Beach (Canada):

2016-04-21 - In separate incidents, two more sinkholes open and drain two rivers in coastal Veracruz (Mexico):

Quote: "Two rivers in the mountains of the Mexican Gulf state of Veracruz have started to dry up following the appearance of sinkholes, bringing to three the number of rivers in the region that have drained into the subsoil in less than two months, officials said. Residents and officials said the flow of the Tliapa and Tlacuapa rivers has been reduced by half, with the water streaming into sinkholes."

2016-04-21 - Huge sinkhole collapses street in Pacific Heights area in coastal San Francisco (California):

2016-04-21 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in Tring, Hertfordshire (Britain):

2016-04-21 - 105 potential sinkholes discovered in Seoul (South Korea):

2016-04-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in Natchez (Mississippi):

2016-04-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in Milwaukie (Oregon):

2016-04-21 - Landslide hits school in Rong'an County (China), 21 injured:

2016-04-22 - Landslide hits work site in Arunachal Pradesh (India), 15+ killed:

2016-04-22 - Multiple sinkholes open in Portland (Oregon):

2016-04-23 - Massive sinkhole collapses road in coastal Hangzhou (China), cop saves people:

2016-04-23 - Sinkhole opens in Follansbee (West Virginia):

2016-04-24 - Cliff collapses onto public toilets in coastal Bournemouth (Britain):

2016-04-25 - Huge sinkhole collapses street in coastal Baltimore (Maryland):

2016-04-25 - Sinkhole opens on I-5 near coastal Marysville (Washington):

2016-04-25 - Huge sinkhole opens on street in Sheffield (Britain):

2016-04-26 - Large sinkhole opens at temple in coastal Krabi (Thailand):

2016-04-26 - Large sinkhole opens near machine shop in Elizabethtown (Illinois):

2016-04-27 - Landslide hits trash dump in Guatemala City (Guatemala), 4 killed, 15 injured:

2016-04-27 - Sinkhole opens near park in Minneapolis (Minnesota):

2016-04-27 - Sinkhole opens in parking lot at business in coastal Naples (Florida):

2016-04-27 - Sinkhole opens on street in Springfield (Massachusetts):

2016-04-27 - Sinkhole opens on highway in coastal Kenai (Alaska):

2016-04-28 - Huge sinkhole opens near highway in Ufa (Russia):

2016-04-29 - Huge sinkhole opens in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):

Quote: "A sinkhole that opened up at the foot of Canal Street Friday (April 29) will take up to six months and $5 million to repair, city officials said."

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