Last Updated: Saturday, March 19, 2016

Huge Sinkhole opens up in North Lanarkshire, Scotland; forces evacuations


A huge 30ft-wide sinkhole opened up in North Lanarkshire, Scotland Wednesday morning forcing evacuation of homes.

Residents in Moffat View flee from their houses as 30ft-wide and 10ft-deep sinkhole opened up near by, STV reported.

According to North Lanarkshire council, at least three properties at the end of Moffat View have been evacuated to ensure the safety of residents. The residents have been urged to return homes only after the sinkhole is repaired to ensure their safety.