Sinkhole cracks open on the lawn of the commander-in-chief

Officials don't believe the crevices poses any threat, so don't expect to see the White House getting swallowed by the ground.

    2018/05/24

NSFW    WASHINGTON — White House lawn maintenance must be scratching their heads this week after a small sinkhole opened on the lawn of 1600 Pennsylvania.

The Washington Post reports that the crevice is getting bigger. Officials have cordoned the hole of with cautionary tape.

According to Newser, there is another hole opening up next to the first. Both holes are likely the result of heavy rain, a National Parks spokesperson told CNN.

Officials don't believe the crevices poses any threat, so don't expect to see the White House getting swallowed by the ground.

Purdue University Professor and Weather expert Terry West told CNN that the building's doesn't naturally lend itself to sinkholes He reckons it's probably due to man-made activities.

During the Obama administration the area reportedly had more than its fair share of construction.
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