Haunting photo of sinkhole caused by Agatha in Central America

Posted By: Selma Al-Faqih on June 1, 2010 3:17 pm

Weather is big news for us skiers and riders, and big weather is huge news.  The first tropical storm of the season, Agatha, has taken at least 179 lives in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.  It has affected 95% of the roads, and 195 bridges are down.  Thousands are left homeless.  This photo was released by the Guatemalan Presidency.  It is of a sinkhole caused by a landslide in Guatemala City, it swallowed at least one three-story building.

This Youtube video shows the devastation caused by flooding and mudslides.