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Massive Sinkhole Opens In Guatemala Because Of Tropical Storm Agatha

Absolutely amazing, and absolutely real: 



According to CNN: 

At least 115 people have died after a tropical storm battered Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend, officials in those countries reported. Guatemala was hit hardest, with at least 92 deaths, 54 people missing and 59 injured, emergency officials said. Nearly 112,000 people have been evacuated and more than 29,000 are living in temporary shelters.

In the northern part of Guatemala City, the downpour created a giant sinkhole that swallowed up a space larger than the area of a street intersection. Residents told CNN that a three-story building and a house fell into the hole. A local newspaper reported that a private security guard was killed when the sinkhole opened up, but authorities had not confirmed the fatality. Residents said that a poor sewage drainage system underground was to blame for the sinkhole. A similar hole opened up nearby last year, they said.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/05/31/honduras.storm.emergency/index.html?hpt=T1
videodemon videodemon 26-30, M 23 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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TopGun andThe hollow earth society could use more pictures like that.

A few years ago some fishermen near Guatemala posted a Youtube video perporting to show a massive hole that remained in the ocean water for many hours after a UFO was seen to exit it - per haps such holes continue underground as the one shown in the city - this reinforces the hollow earth legends and what Admiral Byrd, US navy, reported near the north pole.during the early 20th century

Obviously there was once great lake of water under Guatamala.

The shape of the hole did seem too symmetrical. Ever wonder about the untold story behind some things we learn about in the news? "Call it a sinkhole, people will buy it...."

Scary how it is a perfect circle....

That looks like something out of Science fiction as if the Guatemalian people don't have enough problems with all the rebels, The Mayans I mean having problems not the rebels. <br />
I could see myself tempting myself to see if I was brave enough to look down.

That looks like something out of Science fiction as if the Guatemalian people don't have enough problems with all the rebels, The Mayans I mean having problems not the rebels. <br />
I could see myself tempting myself to see if I was brave enough to look down.

i saw a picture. It almost looks man made, like a quarry. It's almost perfectly round and the sides go straight down.

I hope all were safe. my prayers go out to them.

My Son is From Guatemala I was on that Same Street in 2005 when we Brought him Home. I pray for all the people their.

Now some idiot will almost fall into this hole; and blame the government for not knowing about it or taking responsiblity for their actions.

woah..

I saw the photos on the news it looked awfully huge. these are the signs of the times is everybody saved? if you are then you would find some comfort in that.

i read about this.its scary!!!<br />
I live in Australia & there was another story beside this one in the headlines that said that 13 yr old kids were breaking into peoples homes in Tasmania through cat flaps.I had to laugh at that one.Boy the headlines are put funny sometimes!

That's creepy...how can a tropical storm do that???

Oh my gosh how awful!

It does in fact look more like a cave than a sewage system. Like a huge cavern. You couldn't even see pipes for it to be sewage. It's just too deep!

WOW.... how deep is that tube?? trying to imagine the structure underground that would open up that much space.. underground caves perhaps?? is ANY of that region stable, then?<br />
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again, WOW...

Woah...

Yea! it looks like it was made by a machine, What is that blackness at the bottom? it looks like it opens up into a larger hollow! That is scary!

Wow, that's amazing! I think its very strange that the sides of the hole are perfectly smooth, like it was made with a machine. Like a giant funnel.

Okey, dokey..that is a big sinkhole, for sure...we get big holes, in our streets, up here, in pittsburgh, big enough, for a car, to fall into...But, maybe we could sinkhole, the hole, in the gulf??Take a few Ceos, along with it?<br />
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Oh, by the way, I love your baby <br />
Chow, avatar...I miss, mine, but, he is always, still...by my side,and ,in my star...But, he was soo old...and oh, so right by my side, always...<br />
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Thank you for sharing, <br />
chipperchickmisseshermingus!

It looks like RATS did it

FURK ! <br />
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That is scary !!