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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • U.S. Ski Team Members Killed In Austrian Avalanche

    SOELDEN, Austria — Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the...
  • On The Fly: Panthers' Rivera, Family OK After Fire

    On The Fly: Panthers' Rivera, Family OK After Fire
    Things have been going well on the field for the Carolina Panthers, who play the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday in an NFC division playoff game. But off the field, not so much. Quarterback Cam Newton got hurt in a car accident on Dec. 9, injuring his back...
  • 3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche

    3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche
    There's an extra moose alive in southcentral Alaska thanks to three snowmobilers who freed it from an avalanche. Marty Mobley, Rob Uphus and Avery Vucinich, residents of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, on Sunday went riding on the west side of Hatcher...
  • Typhoon churns across Philippines, more than 1 million flee

    A powerful typhoon tore through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that toppled trees and power poles and cut off communications in areas where thousands were killed by a massive storm just over a year ago. More than 1 million...
  • Freak Nepal blizzards kill at least 20, including hikers, guides

    Freak Nepal blizzards kill at least 20, including hikers, guides
    KATHMANDU - At least 20 people, including eight foreign hikers and a group of yak herders, were killed in Nepal by unseasonal blizzards and avalanches triggered by the tail of cyclone Hudhud, officials said on Wednesday. Rescue officials said the...
  • Rains have King fire teams in mop-up mode; mudslides possible

    Rains have King fire teams in mop-up mode; mudslides possible
    Heavy rains throughout the weekend have helped firefighters tamp down the King Fire in the El Dorado National Forest, but the damp conditions have also sparked fear of mudslides. The fire which has burned through more than 97,000 acres while emitting...
  • 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...