Puebla confirm the presence of two sinkholes more, which monitors to avoid risks; one is in Naupan and another, in Palmar de BravoBesides of mega sinkhole which was registered in John C. Bonilla and that on Tuesday it suffered a new landslide that put the authorities on alert.
What is known about the new sinkholes that alert Puebla?
He was the governor of state, Miguel Barbosa, who acknowledged the presence of two more sinkholes that keep the authorities on alert; he said that they are constantly monitored to avoid risks to the population.
According to the Puebla president, the new sinkholes are located in Naupan and Palmar de Bravo.
“The Government is taking measures to take care of the population.”
He added that the State Ministry of the Interior (Segob) is already aware of the matter, so in the next few days there will be information on the characteristics of the subsidence, which are kept secret to avoid onlookers in the risk area.
This statement by the governor of Puebla comes within the framework of the report of neighbors, who gave notice of a new landslide in the Juan C. Bonilla mega sinkhole. In this regard, Ana Lucía Hill Mayoral, head of the Secretary of the Interior of the state, indicated that it could have been caused by the rains.
“It was raining for more than two hours in the area of the sinkhole, at night-early morning a significant noise was heard and, apparently, there was a detachment (…) Overflights are being made with the Civil Protection drone.”
Could a new megasink be generated?
According to the authorities, there are no indications that the new sinkholes registered in Puebla are of danger and with the possibility of being as great as that of Juan C. Bonilla.
East Puebla sinkhole recorded a new detachment, after its formation in May 2021. Civil Protection Personnel reported that, according to neighbors, a loud rumble was heard in the area of the sinkhole.
It should be remembered that the gigantic sinkhole of Santa María Zacatepec originated the afternoon of May 29, 2021. At that time, a sinking 5 meters in diameter on farmland caught the attention of the Sánchez Xalamihua familysince your home is found a few meters.
As the hours passed, for May 30had already reached dimensions of up to 60 meters in diameter and, with the passing of days, the sinking reached more than 100 meters in length.
The Secretary of the Interior of Puebla set the length of the sinkhole in 123 meters in the minor axis and 126 meters in the major axis; however, with the collapse of the last few hours, state authorities will announce the new shape and size.