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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 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...
  • Indian landslide kills 10, traps up to 150

    Indian landslide kills 10, traps up to 150
    Heavy rain triggered a landslide in rural western India that killed at least ten people and trapped up to 150 more after thick mud came crashing down on thatch huts and brick houses on Wednesday, a national disaster official said. Rescue teams and local...
  • 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,...
  • Road closed by deadly Washington landslide partially reopens

    The devastating landslide in Washington that killed 43 people, from a 4-month-old girl to an 91-year-old woman, also left what officials described as “critical” highway between two small cities unusable. Sixty-nine days after the landslide...
  • 6 climbers feared dead on Washington's Mount Rainier

    6 climbers feared dead on Washington's Mount Rainier
    Six climbers were killed in a 3,300-foot fall along the steep north slope of Mount Rainier, officials said Saturday, in the worst disaster on the mountain in more than three decades. Search crews found climbing and camping gear in snow more than 3,000...
  • For some climbers, Mt. Rainier's often deadly allure is irresistible

    For some climbers, Mt. Rainier's often deadly allure is irresistible
    Mt. Rainier looms over Puget Sound, seductive and deadly, wooing climbers and testing their skills. Now, the icy peak has claimed six more victims in the second-worst mountaineering accident in Rainier's history. More than 14,000 feet high at its...
  • NHL playoff Picks: Can Flyers or Rangers go deep?

     
    Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
  • 'Massive' mudslide on Colorado's Grand Mesa leaves three missing

    'Massive' mudslide on Colorado's Grand Mesa leaves three missing
    Three people were missing Monday afternoon after a massive, miles-wide mudslide swept down a mountain in rural western Colorado.  The three unidentified men went missing Sunday after going into the uninhabited slide area on Grand Mesa to check on...
  • Colorado mudslide: Astonishing footage shows miles of devastation

    After a day of aerial and ground searches Monday, Colorado officials failed to find three men who vanished after a massive weekend mudslide wiped out miles of uninhabited land on Grand Mesa, the largest flat-topped mountain in the world. (See footage of...