Several cars were devoured by the earth below Wednesday afternoon after a block-long landslide in a residential neighborhood in northeastern Baltimore, The Associated Press reported.
"It looks like downtown Baltimore reported nearly 4.5 inches of rain since through 5 p.m. EDT," AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Dave Dombek said. "The heaviest rain in Baltimore should be (through) the first part of tonight. But there can be one more flare-up late tonight."
The Baltimore Fire Department tweeted that it impacted CSX railroad tracks, stopping traffic along with the evacuation of several houses along 26th Street.
Please avoid the area of 26th St & N Charles St. A major sinkhole has opened impacting the CSX rail below.. Multiple city agencies on scene.— Baltimore OEM (@BaltimoreOEM) April 30, 2014
No injuries have been reported, according to the fire department.
Cars sit on the edge of a landslide in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, as heavy rain moves through the region. (AP Photo)
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