Building breaks in middle and collapses 10 meters as thawing permafrost no longer supports stilts
Черский, Нижнеколымский район, Sakha, Russia
6 Apr 2021
Arctic permafrost is degrading much faster than expected, warn scientists from the extreme north of Yakutia. It took two years for a building in the port town of Chersky on the Kolyma River, to snap in the middle after the once solid permafrost could no longer hold its supporting foundation.