At least 380 people have been evacuated following a huge sinkhole in Naples, Italy.
Sinkhole suddenly opened up on a street in Pianura on Sunday. The junction of two residential streets collapsed at around 5 am.
No damage was done to surrounding buildings but 380 people in the area had to be found emergency accommodation as a precautionary measure, The Independent has written quoting the Italian newspaper Il Mattino.
According to USA Today, a burst underground water pipe and heavy rains caused the 33 feet wide sinkhole in Naples, Italy.
Sinkhole is a natural depression in the Earth's surface.
What after a sinkhole opens?
- Immediately contact homeowners insurance company if your home (property) is under threat.
- Get in contact with Office of Emergency Management for your area if damage is huge.