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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 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...
  • Last victim of Washington mudslide believed found

    Last victim of Washington mudslide believed found
    Search teams in Washington state have found the remains of a person thought to be the last victim of a mudslide that buried an entire community in March and killed 43 people, county authorities said. The body believed to be that of 44-year-old Molly...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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......
  • Emergency crews face toxic challenge in Washington mudslide

    Emergency crews face toxic challenge in Washington mudslide
    OSO, Washington - Recovery teams struggling through thick mud up to their armpits and heavy downpours at the site of a devastating landslide in Washington state are also facing an unseen and potentially dangerous stew of toxic contaminants. Sewage,...
  • Mudslide deaths expected to soar as some question disaster response

    Mudslide deaths expected to soar as some question disaster response
    Rescuers searching for 90 people still missing five days after a massive mudslide in Washington state braced the public on Thursday for an impending steep rise in the death toll even as they deflected grumbling about the adequacy of the early disaster...
  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 14; scores missing

    Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 14; scores missing
    Six more bodies were found on Monday, pushing the death toll from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state to 14, while the number reported missing continued to swell two days after the tragedy, authorities said. As many as 176 people were...