Another large sinkhole opens at Inskip Point beach, Australia

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Another large sinkhole has opened at Inskip Point beach in Queensland, Australia overnight September 24, 2018. This is the same beach where a sinkhole opened up on September 26, 2015, swallowing several vehicles and tents.

The hole was spotted from the air on Monday morning (September 24) by Diana Journeaux from Rainbow Beach Helicopters. "It wasn't there when we flew over on Sunday," she said.

Local skipper said they could see the hole forming. "We could see stirred up water and the beach eroding," he said, adding that it was about 100 m (330 feet) wide when they moved away.

Image credit: Rainbow Beach Helicopters

Journeaux said the hole is just a few hundred meters from the spot where a similar sinkhole opened up on September 26, 2015, swallowing several vehicles and tents.

Inskip Point sinkhole as seen on September 27, 2015. Image credit: EPA

Featured image: Inskip Point sinkhole on September 24, 2018. Credit: Rainbow Beach Helicopters

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