When a man in California flew his drone over a nearby lake, he was astonished by what he saw. Looking through the drone’s camera, it seemed as though he was staring deep into a black hole. Then when he slowly descended for a closer look, he almost lost control.
David B. captured these astonishing images over Napa County’s largest lake, Lake Berryessa. The county is a sunny region best known for its amazing vineyards and beautiful views – not, however, for portals into other dimensions. And so, while piloting his drone 1,000 feet up in the air over the surface of the lake, David couldn’t have dreamed of capturing footage like this.
The water was rushing down a pitch-black hole that had opened in the middle of the lake’s surface. Indeed, it was swirling away like someone had pulled out a giant bath plug, and almost two million gallons of water were leaving the lake every minute. But where to?