Heavy rain and major flooding will continue to threaten lives and property in and around the Carolinas this weekend despite Hurricane Joaquin tracking away from the United States.
Tropical cyclones presented trouble around the world this week, while heavy snow fell in parts of Alaska.
An upper-level low, along with tropical moisture associated with Hurricane Joaquin, will continue to fuel showers and thunderstorms in the Carolinas, resulting in more major floods on Sunday.
Sinkholes can be man-induced or natural, AccuWeather Meteorologist Jim Andrews said. Weather extremes such as heavy rains or drought can lead to sinkhole development.
A lunar eclipse coincided with a supermoon on Sunday night and dazzled star-gazers across the globe.