A 120-foot-wide and 30-foot-deep sinkhole opened in central Florida over the weekend, swallowing part of a city street and threatening to consume a home in suburban Tampa, Florida. Take a look at some of the world's craziest sinkholes.
A sinkhole formed in February under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, swallowing eight cars.
In March 2013, a sinkhole swallowed and killed a central Florida man while he slept in the bedroom of his home. The man's brother heard calls for help and entered his brother's room. "Everything was gone. My brother's bed, my brother's dresser, my brother's TV. My brother was gone," he said.
A sinkhole developed near a school in the Chinese town of Ningxiang, Hunan province in June 15 2010. The hole was nearly 500 feet wide and destroyed dozens of houses.
In July 2013, water main break caused the formation of a large sinkhole under a street in Toledo, Ohio.
Heavy rains pounded Duluth, Minnesota in June 2012, forcing the evacuation of dozens of homes, causing mudslides and sinkholes, and swamping a zoo where several animals died.
A section of the Summer Bay Resort collapsed after a large sinkhole opened on the property's grounds in Clermont, Florida in August 2013.
A giant, deep sinkhole caused by the rains of Tropical Storm Agatha formed in Guatemala City May 2010. More than 94,000 people were evacuated as the storm buried homes under mud, swept away a highway bridge near Guatemala City and opened up sinkholes in the capital.
Concrete is poured into a sinkhole 15 feet wide, which formed in the driveway of a house in Walters Ash, southern England February 6 2014. The hole was 30 feet deep and swallowed a car which was not recovered.
A construction vehicle was swallowed by a sinkhole on Saint-Catherine Street in downtown Montreal, Canada in August 2013.
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