Last Updated: Friday, July 5, 2013

Flooding, landslides, sinkhole in Western North Carolina

Flooding, landslides and a sinkhole occurred in Western North Carolina Thursday.

Landslide hit Vance Gap Road in the Chunns Cove area causing evacuations. The Red Cross is providing emergency shelter for evacuees.

According to emergency officials, mudslides have occurred in Asheville, Sunset Drive and Old Toll Road.

Flood waters have closed Tunnel Road between Kenilworth and Chunns Cove roads.

A sinkhole also swallowed part of a parking lot in Madison County.

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 4, 2013