USA: Supersize sinkhole swallows 2 more homes in Florida

A sinkhole near Tampa, Florida which originally appeared on July 14 and destroyed two homes has condemned another two to the same fate after growing in size, Sunday. The sinkhole now measures 260 feet (80 meters) across at its widest point and residents of Land O' Lakes, who were evacuated, have been warned the hole could get bigger still by local authorities. Geologists are set to determine... Еще whether it is still active, meanwhile officials have moved in to remove debris from the site and decontaminate the water. Geologists are set to determine whether it is still active, meanwhile officials have moved in to remove debris from the site and decontaminate the water. Dennis Begood, a local resident, described the sinkhole's expansion as it began to swallow homes. «The house on the right which is very difficult to see much of it left here, it started falling in and then the hole crawled that way towards that pink house, and started taking the next house. Consequently it started to move toward the street and finally crossed the street,» Begood said.

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