Asia Bizz: Tropical Storm Agatha Creates 60-Foot Wide Sinkhole in Guatemala City

A tropical storm called Agatha hit Central America and killed hundreds of people, caused chaos and destruction all over and even created a massive 60-foot-wide sink hole in Guatemala City on June 1, 2010.


Reports say that the giant sinkhole which is 66 feet (20 meters) across and plunges nearly 100 feet (30 meters) deep, has swallowed up a three-story building, and there is a huge possibility of the sinkhole getting a lot bigger. The sinkhole has shocked people from across the world.

The sinkhole formed on Saturday, swallowed an entire clothing factory, but fortunately, no one was in the building.

Reports say that more than 150 people have died after tropical storm Agatha struck Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend.


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