After days of rain, huge cracks suddenly opened in the ground of Lampang’s Mae Mo district, Thailand over more than 1.3 hectares, heavily damaging 8 houses.
The landslide and the Earth collapsed near a creek, causing cracks in house walls, and damaging power poles.
Days of heavy rain have caused the formation of giant cracks in the ground and triggered landslides in Lampang’s Mae Mo district.
The geological deformation appeared suddenly over an area of more than 1.3 hectares on October 16, 2017, affecting eight homes and their families.
The mayor of the city of Tambon Mae Mo was first in place and led the disaster prevention and mitigation officials, the local police and baffled residents during the investigation of this amazing geological phenomenon that happened near a creek in Ban Huai King (Moo 6) in Tambon Mae Mo.
The discovered fissures and landslide have caused cracks in house walls and destroyed toilets in some homes. Several roadside power poles were also damaged.
A team of officials from the Department of Mineral Resources have been contracted to investigate the scene.
Too much rain isn’t good! It may sometimes trigger landslides and open up giant cracks in the ground!