Monday, June 1, 2015

2015 - MAY - Land Subsidence

2015-05-01 - Sinkhole collapses sidewalk near the Galleria in Houston (Texas):

2015-05-02 - Large sinkhole opens on street in South Windsor (Connecticut):

2015-05-02 - Large sinkhole opens, threatens apartments, in coastal Sydney (Australia):

2015-05-03 - Sinkhole opens on street in Allentown (Pennsylvania):

2015-05-03 - Sinkhole opens along US 20 in LaGrange County (Indiana):

2015-05-03 - Landslide wipes out homes in four villages in Vihiga County (Kenya), 25 families homeless:

2015-05-05 - Sinkhole opens on street in Allentown (Pennsylvania):

2015-05-05 - Sinkhole opens, swallows two men, at work site in Phitsanulok (Thailand), 2 injured:

Quote: "Two migrant workers were badly injured they were sucked into a sinkhole at an under-construction waste-treatment facility in Phitsanulok’s Wang Thong district Tuesday."

2015-05-05 - Large sinkhole opens on Landfill Road in Escanaba (Michigan):

Note: Sinkholes de Mayo!

2015-05-05 - Landslide hits Margamukti (Indonesia), 1 killed, 14 missing:

2015-05-06 - Sinkhole opens on street in Quincy (Illinois):

2015-05-07 - Sinkhole opens up repeatedly in Sunset District area in coastal San Francisco (California):

2015-05-08 - Rash of sinkholes causing problems in Pennsylvania:

2015-05-08 - Sinkhole opens on street in Greenville (South Carolina):

2015-05-08 - Sinkhole opens on street in Fredericktown (Ohio):

2015-05-10 - Huge sinkhole opens in Granbury (Texas):

2015-05-10 - Sinkholes appearing across El Paso County (Colorado):

Quote: "Multiple sinkholes are popping up across El Paso County, posing a threat to motorists."

2015-05-11 - Sinkhole opens on street, traps fire truck, in coastal Bronx (New York):

2015-05-11 - Large sinkhole opens near apartments in Akron (Ohio):

2015-05-11 - Large sinkhole opens on road in coastal Burnaby (Canada):

2015-05-11 - Building under construction and nearby road sink in Bijoynagar, Dhaka (Bangladesh):

2015-05-12 - Sinkhole closes Socastee Swing Bridge indefinitely in Socastee (South Carolina), near the coast:

Quote: "The Socastee Swing Bridge is closed to vehicle traffic indefinitely after an apparent sinkhole was found Tuesday on the S.C. 707 side of the Intracoastal Waterway, just before the bridge."

2015-05-12 - Sinkhole opens, cuts off access to animal shelter, in coastal Everett (Washington):

2015-05-12 - Sinkhole opens on street, traps fire truck, in Chicago (Illinois):

2015-05-12 - Large sinkhole opens on road in coastal Corpus Christi (Texas):

2015-05-13 - Ground starts sinking under big rig on Picts Hill in High Ham (Britain):

2015-05-14 - Sinkhole opens on street in Cypress Hills area in coastal Brooklyn (New York):

2015-05-15 - Sinkhole opens in yard at home in Flour Bluff area in coastal Corpus Christi (Texas):

2015-05-15 - Sinkhole opens on road in Manitou Springs (Colorado):

2015-05-16 - Huge sinkhole 30 feet across and 100 feet deep appears in field in Konya Province (Turkey):

2015-05-16 - Sinkhole opens under truck in DeVeaux State Park in Niagara Falls (New York):

2015-05-16 - Sinkhole opens on road in Millville (New Jersey):

2015-05-16 - Sinkhole opens near grocery store in Belhaven (Mississippi):

2015-05-16 - Large sinkhole opens in coastal Drammen (Norway):

2015-05-17 - Landslide endangers major water supply pipeline in coastal Cape Town (South Africa):

2015-05-17 - Sinkhole opens on street in Hereford (Britain):

2015-05-18 - Gaping crevasses open in village, some homes rendered uninhabitable, in Ancash Region (Peru):

2015-05-18 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Providence (Rhode Island):

2015-05-18 - Sinkhole opens on street in Charleston (West Virginia):

2015-05-18 - Landslide hits Santa Margarita (Colombia), at least 62 killed, dozens injured:

Quote: "A landslide sent mud and water crashing onto homes in a town in Colombia’s northwest mountains on Monday, killing more than 62 people and injuring dozens, officials said."

2015-05-19 - Sinkhole opens on road in Traverse City (Michigan):

2015-05-20 - Huge sinkole opens, swallows trees and part of potato patch, in Lunyevka (Russia):

Quote: "The head of the Aleksandrovsk district civil defense department, Alexander Golchikov, put it at 20 meters in diameter and 10 meters deep, the regional outlet of the national Argumenty i Fakty newspaper reported. Meanwhile, Babich estimated the size at 25 meters in diameter and 4 meters deep, Valekse reported. 'Part of a potato patch and several trees have gone underground,' a community group of Aleksandrovsk residents wrote on Russia's VKontakte social network."

2015-05-20 - Major rock and mudslide takes out trail in Yellowstone National Park (Montana):

2015-05-21 - Sinkhole opens on street, traps transit bus, in Atlanta (Georgia):

2015-05-21 - Sinkhole opens on street in Norwood area in coastal Bronx (New York):

2015-05-22 - Mammoth sinkhole opens on golf course in Branson (Missouri):

2015-05-22 - Multiple sinkholes opening and causing problems in Zhengzhou (China):

2015-05-22 - Sinkhole opens on road in Sandgate (Britain):

2015-05-22 - Sinkhole opens on street in Dublin (Ohio):

2015-05-23 - Huge sinkhole opens, swallows car and man, on the island of Gran Canaria (Spain):

2015-05-23 - Landslide knocks several homes off their foundations in Colorado Springs (Colorado):

2015-05-23 - Sinkhole opens on street in coastal Halifax (Canada):

2015-05-24 - Sinkhole opens in Berlin (New Jersey), Haddon Avenue Bridge closed:

2015-05-24 - Landslide blocks river in Nepal, evacuations ensue:

Quote: "Thousands of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in in northwest Nepal on Sunday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said. The landslide created a dam and a lake 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) long on the Kaligandaki River, said government administrator Yam Bahadur Chokhal. Residents living on the banks of the river were moved to higher grounds for fear the river could burst and send flash floods through the area north of Beni Bazaar, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) northwest of the capital, Kathmandu."

2015-05-25 - Sinkhole takes out road near Sand Springs (Oklahoma):

Quote: "There are about 12 homes on the other side of the hole. There are no other roads out."

2015-05-25 - Large sinkhole opens in Fallbrook area in coastal San Diego (California):

2015-05-26 - Sinkhole opens near runway at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (Texas):

2015-05-26 - Sinkhole opens on road in Clarksville (Tennessee):

2015-05-27 - Sinkhole opens under truck on Hogg Lane in coastal Grays (Britain):

2015-05-27 - Land subsides, hotel under construction starts cracking apart, in Dhaka (Bangladesh):

Quote: "Bangladeshi authorities today evacuated a posh hotel here after a road beside it suffered sudden subsidence resulting in cracks on the walls of the six-storey building. 'By now we have evacuated everyone from the hotel (Sunderban) as cracks developed at several parts of the building. It appears the structure is at risk of collapse,' fire service director Shakil Newaz said."

2015-05-27 - Landslide destroys three homes, takes out a road, in Yen Thuong (Vietnam):

2015-05-28 - Sinkholes causing problem with creek bridge in Cape Girardeau (Missouri):

2015-05-28 - Sinkhole opens on street, traps truck, in Huntsville (Alabama):

2015-05-28 - Sinkhole opens on River Road in coastal Wilmington (North Carolina):

2015-05-28 - Sinkhole opens on I-35 in Kay County (Oklahoma):

2015-05-28 - Sinkhole opens on road in Lewisham (Britain):

2015-05-29 - Sinkhole closes DFW Airport (Texas) again:

2015-05-29 - Sinkholes close two streets in Winnipeg (Canada):

2015-05-29 - Sinkhole opens on street in Elizabethton (Tennessee):

2015-05-30 - Sinkhole partially swallows minivan on street in Saskatoon (Canada):

2015-05-30 - Sinkhole causing problems in Highland Park area in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania):

2015-05-30 - Sinkhole closes street in Raleigh (North Carolina):

2015-05-30 - Sinkhole opens on street in Burghill (Ohio):

2015-05-31 - Sinkhole opens on street in Bristol (Connecticut):

2015-05-31 - Sinkhole opens on street in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

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