A speed limit sign is all that remains of part a of road in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. This huge sinkhole opened up in the state’s capital after tornadoes triggered rain storms. Local media said major flooding caused the ground to
give way, revealing a pipe from a natural gas line. In the nearby community, almost 200 people were evacuated from flooded mobile homes as up to 10 inches (25 centimetres) of rain fell. News reports say May was the wettest
month on record for Oklahoma City. Check out our FAQ page for more sinkhole information.