The chasm was caused by bad weather. There were no injuries and no damage to homes
Bad weather returned to damage and in Naples it caused one maxi chasm in the Sanità district. Fortunately, despite the damage, there were no injuries and no structural damage to homes. Immediately after the dramatic event occurred, the intervention of the firefighters who made the area safe was essential.
In the night between Friday 14 May and Saturday 15 May a maxi chasm was registered in the health district of Naples. The intervention of the firefighters was timely and they immediately secured the area. Fortunately no injuries were recorded either damage to homes.
After the safety intervention of the area, the firefighters carried out checks to shed light on the opening of the chasm. Without a doubt the bad weather is the main cause of this dramatic event. In fact, in the last 48 hours one has fallen in our country rain abundant which has mostly affected some regions. Among these, Campania was one of the most affected regions.
Maxi chasm in Naples, the story of the witnesses
According to the words of those who witnessed the dramatic event, a first alarm it would have started on the evening of Friday 14 May, around 10:30 pm. Some inhabitants of the area, in fact, initially heard noises and then suddenly perceived a roar.
After leaving their homes, the residents witnessed the collapse. The maxi chasm is about 20 meters in diameter and has a depth of about 6 meters. It must be said that fortunately they did not occur damage important about citizens and homes.
The councilor of the 3 municipality of Naples, Giuliana De Lorenzo, communicated the misfortune through a post on Facebook. These were the words of the councilor:
[…] I learned of the news of a huge chasm that opened last night in Vico San Marco in Miradois after the storm. Fortunately, given the time there were no injuries, but 10 families were evicted.