Storms Cause Massive Sinkhole in North Carolina

A Flood Watch remains in effect for the area through Sunday evening

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Heavy storms in Pender County, NC caused major flooding and created a massive sinkhole.

    Officials are monitoring a massive sinkhole that opened up in Eastern North Carolina Saturday.

    Heavy thunderstorms swept through parts of the area, causing major flooding and a sinkhole in Pender County near Wilmington, according to NBC affiliate WECT.

    The hole is up to 5 feet deep in some parts, officials said.

    The heavy rainfall drenched the roadway causing the land mass to give way. Several other raods in the area were shut down due to standing water and flooding up to 8 inches high.

    A Flood Watch remains in effect for the area through Sunday evening.

    Raw: Sinkhole Swallows 2 Vehicles in Kane County

    [CHI] Raw: Sinkhole Swallows 2 Vehicles in Kane County
    Overnight storms flooded a Kane County roadway, creating a 10-foot wide sinkhole. Two vehicles landed in the hole overnight. The road has been closed indefinitely.