On Christmas day, a sinkhole opened up at Canygne Square, a Bristol residential street in Clifton. The sinkhole swallowed a full-grown tree. A resident directly across the sinkhole stated that many people have been crowding to observe the scenario.
The sinkhole located in the middle of the Bristol residence has a triangle shape and has swallowed several things. Some things that have fallen in the collapsed vault include a gate and the edge of the road.
The British city council has sealed off the sinkhole by fencing it and assuring residents that there was no risk through their Twitter handle. The authority said that it would send engineers to look at it every day and an arborist who will assess the storm Bella damage.
The tree falling was described as a bizarre phenomenon because it produced a loud noise for the residents. A resident said that onlookers started flowing to the scenery from 9:30 AM to view the sinkhole after it happened. Another resident expressed his fears of another tree collapsing which did not occur after the first incident. The arborists had done a good work cleaning up the fallen tree not to push the other ones.
A computer system architect, Baker, claimed that he was among the first to arrive at the collapsed tree, and it sounded like loud fireworks. He was very appreciative of the police and fire services’ quick response after the emergency call.
Despite people being afraid of the sinkhole’s dangers, a resident, Hogg, describes the scene as excellent and said it is like a crater. He said that the tree was swallowed vertically because of its weight and the rain that caused its roots to be weak. The British City Council is still inspecting the area and working with engineers, but it has assured residents of their safety.