sinkhole UK April 2020
140-Foot Deep Sinkhole Shuts Down Playing Field in Wooburn Green, UK

Sappers Field has been closed until further notice because the sinkhole that has opened up is now approximately 140-foot deep. The popular Wooburn playing field will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future, with a 60-foot deep chasm now underneath the sinkhole. Wooburn and Bourne End Parish Council released a statement, which reads: “Sappers Field is closed because … Continue reading

Sinkhole in China Spews Fire and Extreme Heat, Residents Wonder if New Volcano is Forming

That 3ft-large sinkhole was discovered spewing fire and incredible heat in a hillside on the outskirts of Urumqi, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in north-western China. The heat being released by the crater is so intense (792°C or 1457°F) that experts can’t get close enough to determine how deep the hole is. According to locals, the ground in that area … Continue reading

Farmer Discovers Massive Sinkhole in New Zealand (VIDEO)

A dairy farmer got the shock of a lifetime this week after stumbling upon a sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building on a farm in Rotorua, a town located on New Zealand’s North Island. According to local media reports, a farmer discovered the sinkhole before dawn when he was rounding up his … Continue reading