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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • As globe warms, melting glaciers revealing more than bare earth

    CIUDAD SERDAN, Mexico As a result of warming temperatures, Mexico's tallest volcano, Pico de Orizaba, is performing an all-natural striptease, the ice patches near its summit melting away to bare rock.
  • Search for missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier suspended

    The search for the missing Utah climber on Mount Rainier was called off Saturday afternoon after a helicopter spotted the body of a deceased male climber near the summit. Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Patricia Wold said the body matches the...

    Quake engineer returns to Nepal to learn from disaster

    Quake engineer returns to Nepal to learn from disaster
    Binod Tiwari leaps out of an SUV onto the busy Araniko Highway and stops in front of a foot-wide crack in the pavement. As trucks and motorcycles whiz by, Tiwari, wearing a fluorescent yellow vest over his Cal State Fullerton shirt, raises his camera to...

    The Latest on weather: 2nd death reported in Oklahoma floods

    9:45 p.m. CDT Authorities in central Oklahoma have recovered the body of an 80-year-old woman from a car partially submerged in floodwaters. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Palmer told the Shawnee News-Star (http://bit.ly/1LmtuhK ) rescue...

    Rain hampers search for dozens missing in Nepal landslide

    Rescuers searched through piles of rocks and debris Friday after a landslide swept through six mountainous Nepalese villages, killing 24 people and leaving dozens more missing. Heavy rainfall was hampering the search and rescue in Taplejung district,...