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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Clearing Big Sur slide

     
    A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove....
  • Hunter indicted in huge Rim fire near Yosemite

    Hunter indicted in huge Rim fire near Yosemite
    A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a 32-year-old bow hunter suspected of starting the campfire that sparked last year's Rim fire, the third-largest blaze in recorded state history, which scorched more than 250,000 acres in and around Yosemite National...
  • Hunter charged with sparking massive Rim fire, state's third-largest

    Hunter charged with sparking massive Rim fire, state's third-largest
    A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a 32-year-old hunter with starting a campfire last year that spread to become the Rim fire, which scorched more than 250,000 acres in and around Yosemite National Park. It became the third-largest blaze in state...
  • Southern California hit by cooling trend, fog in heart of summer

    Feel that chill? Temperatures in parts of Southern California will remain 5-10 degree below normal in the heart of the summer, according to the National Weather Service. While the California drought continues unabated, the region is seeing a bit of...
  • Mudslides: California storm was a nearly 500-year event, officials say

    Mudslides: California storm was a nearly 500-year event, officials say
    A tropical rain storm that caused deadly floods and destructive mudslides in the San Gabriel Mountains on Sunday was the kind of weather event seen only once about every 500 years, the National Weather Service said. Starting at about 2:45 p.m., the...
  • Residents evacuated after mudslide topples Utah home

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A mudslide toppled one home in Utah on Tuesday and forced the evacuation of 20 others and a tennis club below a hillside that city officials said had already shown signs of stress.  The mudslide appears to be 200- to 300-feet...
  • Complaints of environmental neglect follow deadly Italian flood

    ROME (Reuters) - A flash flood that killed four people at a summer festival in northern Italy has reopened long-standing complaints that chronic environmental neglect has destabilized fragile hillsides and created the conditions for deadly landslides....
  • California mudslides: Losses mount after 'a river of mud and rocks'

    When the wildest weather arrived Sunday afternoon before the mudslide hit, Michelle Olson was staring out the window of a flooded basement with a bucket in one hand and a mop in the other muttering, "Oh my God, how bad can this get?" A few minutes...
  • California storm: Crews work to clear 4 walls of mud that cut off town

    Hundreds of residents in Forest Falls in San Bernardino County remained stranded Monday morning as crews worked to clear the last of four mud walls caused by flash floods over the weekend that cut the town off. “It’s like somebody threw a...
  • 10 killed, 150 feared buried in India landslide

    NEW DELHI At least 10 people were killed and more than 150 trapped when a landslide hit a remote village in western India on Wednesday amid heavy monsoon rains, officials said. Five-metre high piles of mud had buried parts of Malin village in Maharashtra...
  • Last body located in deadly landslide in rural Washington

    Last body located in deadly landslide in rural Washington
    Officials in Snohomish County said they believe they have located the last body of the 43 people killed in a massive landslide that tore through a rural area near Oso, Wash., four months ago. The body of Molly Kristine “Kris” Regelbrugge,...