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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • US skiers competing at World Cup in Croatia join in mourning of teammates killed in avalanche

    David Chodounsky paid a fitting tribute to the two junior members of the U.S. ski team who were killed in an avalanche in Austria. Competing in the opening leg of a World Cup slalom race in Croatia on Tuesday, the American skied one of the best runs of...
  • Man almost drives off PCH into ocean after mud, rock slide

    Man almost drives off PCH into ocean after mud, rock slide
    Branduinn Fullove almost took a dive into the Pacific Ocean – in his car – after mud, rocks the size of recliners and tree stumps came down Friday morning on Pacific Coast Highway. Fullove, 34, had left his Sherman Oaks home in the wee...
  • Mudslides batter Southern California residents who suffered through fires

    Mudslides batter Southern California residents who suffered through fires
    Fire, rain, then mudslides. It's a formula for disaster. Dozens of Southern California residents in burn areas in Camarillo Springs, Glendora and Azusa saw that treacherous scenario play out Friday as communities previously scorched by wildfire were...
  • Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California

    Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California
    A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail...
  • Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages

    Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages
    Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night. The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next. The 77-year-...
  • Camarillo Springs mudslide victims dig out

    Camarillo Springs mudslide victims dig out
    On the day after Jim Shiraishi’s home of 24 years was destroyed by a wall of mud and rocks that poured into his backyard in a burst of fury, all he could think about was finding his wallet and keys. Shiraishi returned to his Camarillo Springs home...
  • Portion of PCH to be closed for 3 to 4 weeks due to storm damage

    A portion of Pacific Coast Highway will be closed for three to four weeks after more than a dozen mud and rock slides from last week's storm overwhelmed the roadway. In some places, mud, trees and rocks as high as 4 feet covered the scenic route between...
  • Southern California rain: Freeway reopened after mudslide traps drivers

    Southern California rain: Freeway reopened after mudslide traps drivers
    A storm barreling into Southern California on Wednesday morning unleashed a mudslide that forced the closure of a major Inland Empire freeway for several hours after it trapped numerous drivers. Periods of intense rain sent mud and large rocks onto...
  • 53 dead as storm triggers landslides, floods in Philippines

    MANILA At least 53 people were killed in landslides, floods and other accidents caused by a tropical storm in the Philippines, the national disaster relief agency said Wednesday. More than 80,000 people were also displaced as tropical storm Jangmi dumped...
  • Hiker snowshoeing up mountain killed in avalanche while about 12,000 feet up trail

    A man who was snowshoeing up a central Colorado mountain died after getting hit by an avalanche. The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office says two men and a woman set out to go snowshoeing on Wednesday. Authorities say about 12,000 feet up the trail, a...
  • Ventura County rainstorm causes mudslide, evacuations

    Ventura County rainstorm causes mudslide, evacuations
    The first rainstorm most have seen in months moved into Southern California on Friday night, causing mudslides in Camarillo that damaged some homes. The Ventura County Fire Department said one person was rescued and 11 homes were evacuated after...