Sinkholes: Deadly Drops

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 6 - Florida: Sinkhole Capital Of The World

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Sinkholes are causing chaos and devastation every time they appear. In this program, we hear from the people who live in one of the world’s sinkhole danger zones: Florida.

Season 2, Episode 5 - The Terror On Your Doorstep

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Sinkholes cause terror and destruction, ravaging our landscapes and destroying people’s lives and properties. This episode follows incredible survival stories from people all over the world who lived to tell the tale.

Season 2, Episode 4 - The Terror Beneath Our Feet

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Sinkholes are causing chaos every time they appear. In this episode, we hear from people who have had terrifying encounters with abandoned mines or mineshafts - that could collapse into giant sinkholes at any moment.

Season 2, Episode 3 - Living In The Danger Zone

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These terrifying phenomenon can strike at any time, causing devastation to those unlucky enough to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. This episode meets survivors who have lived to tell the tale.

Season 2, Episode 2 - Cities On The Brink

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The Sinkholes have struck once again, chewing up our land and making the ground we walk on fatally unsafe. As the pipes, tunnels, and waterways that lie beneath our cities start to crumble, sinkholes are appearing with no warning, swallowing buildings, destroying century old towns and causing mayhem when we least expect. T...

Season 2, Episode 1 - Sucked Underground

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Featuring stories from the UK and around the world, this episode tells the stories of people who have seen their houses destroyed by this terrifying phenomenon.
Season 1

Season 1 Episode 3 - Sucked To Death

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This episode takes a look at first-hand accounts of stunned and bewildered homeowners doing their best to survive when a sinkhole attacks. In St Albans, a huge sinkhole in 2015 opened up in the middle of a road in the middle of the night and cut off 53 houses from the outside world, causing a year of chaos and disruption. ...

Season 1 Episode 2 - Sucked Under

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While many sinkholes are forces of nature, a growing number are caused by one particular human activity - mining. Mining-related sinkholes are an especially big problem in Britain, where numbers have risen sharply in the last few years. This unprecedented rise has spurred geologist Tom Backhouse to look deeper into the pro...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Buried Underground

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What causes these catastrophic caverns to appear? Why are some areas affected more than others? And what can be done to predict - or even prevent - further sinkhole strikes? Capable of destroying properties, swallowing vehicles and even killing, this episode meets some of the people who have been most badly affected by sin...