Scientists are studying how exactly the giant, cylindrical Guatemala sinkhole was formed, and how to prevent more. Meanwhile, the US is joining relief efforts to help the thousands left homeless by Tropical Storm Agatha.
There are now 179 reported deaths in Guatemala from last weekend's Tropical Storm Agatha, along with a giant sinkhole in Guatemala City that has swallowed a clothing factory.
Flooding and landslides from tropical storm Agatha have killed more than 150 people throughout Central America in the past few days, and apparently caused a giant Guatemala City sinkhole.
Landslides caused by Tropical Storm Agatha buried dozens of rural Indian communities.