Tuesday, April 12, 2016

GEOLOGICAL UPHEAVALS: Sinkholes Keep Popping Up Across The United States - Massive Sinkhole Swallows Up Front Yard In Des Moines, Iowa!

April 12, 2016 - IOWA, UNITED STATES - A sinkhole appeared overnight in the front yard of a south side Des Moines home and it keeps growing.

The homeowner at 4103 SW 5th Street was awakened by neighbors who noticed the sinkhole around 12:30 a.m.

Tuesday when it began swallowing a hedge.

By 7:00 a.m. the hole had expanded dramatically, even sucking down a tree.

Officials say it is about 40 feet deep and still expanding.


The area around the sinkhole has been cordoned off.

Southwest 5th Street has been blocked off in the area.


WATCH: Sinkhole swallows tree, continuing to expand in front yard.



- WHO.




 

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