| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:49 PM
A group of skiers were skiing a mountain in Les Crosets, Switzerland, when a brutal avalanche ruined their good time.
One of the group member was buried from the massive amount of snow, and immediately one of his friend's frantically rescued him....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:32 PM
In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, 2010, hundreds of La Cañada Flintridge residents were startled out of their beds by the sound of the hillsides falling down around them.
City officials and residents knew a mudslide was likely. No sooner had...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 12:09 PM
A winter storm brought hail to parts of Southern California on Monday, and dangerous lightning extended from Hermosa Beach to the Palos Verdes Peninsula.
Meanwhile, a flash flood warning was issued for parts of Orange County where a fire last year...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:00 PM
In the early morning hours of Feb. 6, 2010, hundreds of La Cañada residents were startled out of their beds by the sound of the hillsides falling down around them.
City officials and residents knew such an occurrence was a likelihood. No sooner had...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 10:08 PM
A winter storm sweeping through Southern California on Sunday brought scattered showers, hail and thunderstorms, while ski resorts have prepared for up to a foot of snow.
Parts of Ventura County saw up to half an inch of rain per hour, prompting a flash...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:40 PM
About two-thirds of Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County that closed after a rock slide swept across the road during a heavy winter rainstorm was reopened Tuesday, although the connection to Los Angeles County remains shut.
The highway from about...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:22 PM
A stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County was shut down in both directions early Sunday because of a mudslide, but officials anticipated reopening the road in the evening.
Around 4:30 a.m., the slide dumped 3 to 5 feet of mud on portions of...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 12:41 PM
In an endless sea of white, Afghan villagers waited on rooftops Friday, waving in desperation as helicopters swooped low over the avalanche-struck region. All around them, homes, people and livestock had vanished under the snow.
The avalanche in this...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:29 PM
The number of people killed in a massive avalanche in a mountain-bound valley in northeastern Afghanistan rose on Thursday to 165 as lack of equipment and the sheer depth of snow that buried entire homes and families hampered rescue efforts.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:22 AM
The death toll from avalanches in northeastern Afghanistan rose to more than 160, officials said Thursday, as rescue helicopters and trucks loaded with relief supplies struggled to reach victims in snow-logged mountain terrain.
Officials in Panjshir...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:00 AM
At least 100 people have been killed in avalanches following severe snowfall in northeast Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday as rescue crews struggled to reach the affected areas.
The hardest-hit province, Panjshir, about 60 miles from Kabul, saw 100...