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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Typhoon knocks out power, flattens homes in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power and flattened houses as it pummeled the eastern and central Philippines overnight, leaving millions of people in darkness as heavy rain fell, officials said Sunday. Communication was also cut off in...
  • Flames mount another comeback in win vs. Avalanche

    Flames mount another comeback in win vs. Avalanche CALGARY, Alberta -- The fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome know better than to leave their seats early. The Calgary Flames pulled another rabbit out of the hat Thursday, tying the game with 1:17...
  • Flames 4, Avalanche 3 (OT)

    The Sports Xchange Flames 4, Avalanche 3 (OT) CALGARY, Alberta -- The fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome know better than to leave their seats early. The Calgary Flames pulled another rabbit out of the hat Thursday, tying the game with 1:17 remaining...
  • California rain: 80-foot-wide mudslide; 14 rescued after flash flood

    California rain: 80-foot-wide mudslide; 14 rescued after flash flood
    The season’s biggest storm washed out a road in Riverside County early Thursday, spurring the rescue of 14 people from five marooned cars in Gilman Springs, officials said. Meanwhile, in San Diego County, mudslides and flooding were reported in...
  • Major storm soaks Southern California

    Major storm soaks Southern California
    A major storm drenched Southern California on Tuesday, causing traffic tie-ups across the region but few reports of mudslides or major flooding. According to the National Weather Service, 1.5 inches of rain fell in downtown Los Angeles, breaking a Dec....
  • Southland braces for rainfall

    Southland braces for rainfall
    A rain-triggered mudslide that shut down nine miles of Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday could be a preview of what’s potentially to come the rest of the week, the Los Angeles Times reports. A low-pressure storm poised off the coast on Monday was...
  • Southern California storm causes mudslide; the worst may be yet to come

    Southern California storm causes mudslide; the worst may be yet to come
    Southern California residents in Glendora and other foothill communities were bracing Monday for potential disaster after Sunday's rain-triggered mudslide on Pacific Coast Highway offered a preview of what’s potentially to come. Forecasters with...
  • California braces for powerful rainstorm; mudslides feared

    California braces for powerful rainstorm; mudslides feared
    A rain-triggered mudslide that shut down nine miles of Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday could be a preview of what’s potentially to come the rest of the week. A low-pressure storm poised off the coast on Monday was expected to move inland overnight,...
  • Muhlenberg College football team facing a fierce Widener defense in NCAA playoff

    Muhlenberg College football team facing a fierce Widener defense in NCAA playoff
    Muhlenberg coach Mike Donnelly has family from western New York. They recently shared photos showing how several feet of snow from a storm earlier this week completely blocked the view from a sliding glass door. Come Saturday, Donnelly and Co. are...
  • 'Force Majeure' sets in motion an avalanche of buried emotion

    They're such the perfect photo-ready family — handsome husband, attractive wife, appealing young children — that the opening scene of "Force Majeure" introduces them actually being photographed at a posh French Alps ski resort. The family...
  • 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...