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Liverpool Echo   15 February 2017   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>This is the sinkhole which appeared at the Port of Liverpool’s £400m Liverpool2 container terminal.</p><p>The hole appeared at the new port complex, which opened in November and the area had to be sealed off.</p><p>The ECHO has now been sent a photograph ...
http://www.enca.com/   17 January 2017   South Africa   Africa  
<p>A massive sinkhole has been spotted in the Northern Cape along the R31 between Daniëlskuil and Kuruman.</p><p>The sinkhole is on what appears to be a farm and near the road.</p><p>The road between Kuruman and Danielskuil has been closed due to the sinkhole.</p><p> ...
ABC News   17 November 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>Construction crews recently repaired a 100-foot sinkhole in the Japanese city of Fukuoka in just six days, and the time-lapse video of the repair appears to be soothing the souls of everyone who has been faced with interminable construction projects.</p><p>A ...
Filed under: Construction News
The Guardian   15 November 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>The 30 metre hole was repaired in 48 hours, although health and safety checks delayed the reopening.</p> <p>A section of road in the centre of the Japanese city of Fukuoka has reopened just days after a sinkhole opened up outside a busy railway station ...
The Guardian   10 November 2016   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>Seven houses have been evacuated after a sinkhole appeared in gardens in a North Yorkshire market town dubbed the sinkhole capital of Britain.</p> <p>Emergency crews were called to the 20-metre wide (66ft) hole in Magdalen&rsquo;s Road, Ripon, on Tuesday ...
BBC NEWS   08 November 2016   Japan   Asia  
<p>A giant sinkhole swallowed a five-lane street in the centre of one of Japan's biggest cities on Tuesday morning.</p><p>The collapse began at around 05:00 local time (20:00 GMT Monday) near Hakata Station, the busiest in Fukuoka city in the southern island ...
Daily Mail   26 July 2016   China   South China Sea  
<p>A giant underwater sinkhole found in the South China Sea is believed to be the deepest in the world.</p> <p>The finding was announced on Friday by researchers from China, reported Huanqiu.com, an affiliation to People's Daily Online.</p> <p>Dubbed the 'Dragon ...
Mirror   19 July 2016   UK   London  
<p>Lines between London Bridge and East Croydon, south London, were taken off service, with the hole - which is six feet wide - opening up in Forest Hill, south east London just after 1pm</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Chronicle Live   28 June 2016   UK   Gateshead  
<p>One of the region&rsquo;s busiest roads has been left in chaos following a &lsquo;sinkhole&rsquo; emerging in Gateshead.</p> <p>The hole, which was around 5m by 5m square, was reported late on Saturday night and on Sunday a stretch of the northbound carriageway ...
CBCnews   22 June 2016   Canada   Ottawa  
<p>Excavation of the tunnel at Rideau Station is set to resume this week, after work stopped on June 8 when the tunnel flooded following a watermain break that led to the sinkhole on Rideau Street.</p>
Filed under: Construction News