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Storm causes giant sinkhole in Guatemala

Storm causes giant sinkhole in Guatemala
One person has reportedly died after a massive sinkhole swallowed a three-storey building and a house in Guatemala City, in Central America. (AFP/Getty Images)
Storm causes giant sinkhole in Guatemala
The huge crater was caused by a landslide due to tropical storm Agatha. (AFP/Getty Images)
Storm causes giant sinkhole in Guatemala
A policeman passes by another sinkhole created by an earlier landslide in Guatemala City, on May 30. Agatha has lashed the area over the weekend, killing at least 123 people. (AFP/Getty Images)
Storm causes giant sinkhole in Guatemala
Residents walk in muddy streets in Amatitlan, 35km south of Guatemala City. More fatalities are feared as rescuers reached villages cut off by floods and mudslides. (AFP/Getty Images)
Storm causes giant sinkhole in Guatemala
Residents clean the mud off the streets. Guatemala's President Alvaro Colom told a news conference that 123 people were now confirmed killed and another 90 missing. (AFP/Getty Images)