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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Washington state landslide death toll now at 30

    SEATTLE -- Nearly two weeks after a deadly landslide ravaged the once placid Stillaguamish Valley, the death toll continued to rise, and the hard work of moving on came into sharper focus. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Thursday...
  • Mudslide drops house onto Washington highway, injuring at least five

    A mudslide north of Seattle carried a house onto a highway Saturday morning, injuring at least five people and leaving an unknown number unaccounted for. The injuries were not life-threatening, Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Rodney Rochon told the...
  • Washington mudslide pulls homes across river, killing at least three

    A powerful mudslide north of Seattle spilled the splintered remains of at least six houses across a river and onto a rural highway Saturday morning, killing at least three people and injuring several others. Authorities said at least seven adults and...
  • After deadly mudslide, flood warning in Washington

    Authorities and residents along a tree-lined river north of Seattle were bracing for flooding Saturday night after a massive mudslide in the morning killed at least three people, leveled at least six homes and left a muddy mix of debris in the river...
  • Sounds of life heard from Washington state mudslide debris

    Rescuers searching a Washington state community devastated by a deadly mudslide said Saturday night that they had heard signs of life coming from the debris and would continue searching even as the danger of flooding rose. “We’ll be here all...
  • At least 8 dead after deadly landslide in Washington

    At least 8 dead after deadly landslide in Washington
    OLYMPIA, Wash - Eight people are confirmed dead and 18 people were still missing on Sunday night after a landslide in Washington state that buried homes and cars under mud and debris up to 15 feet deep, authorities said. A spokesman for the Snohomish...
  • No more voices heard shouting from Washington mudslide wreckage

    ARLINGTON, Wash. - Worries of a rising death toll continued to mount Sunday when rescuers could not penetrate a forbidding mudslide that killed at least three people and left as many as 18 more missing in northwestern Washington, officials said....
  • 'No sign of life': Death toll rises to 4 in Washington mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. - At least four people were confirmed dead in a northwestern Washington mudslide Sunday as rescuers reported "no signs of life" amid the destruction. About 18 others remained unaccounted for. More victims may have been claimed when a...
  • 8 confirmed dead in huge Washington mudslide; others still missing

    ARLINGTON, Wash. -- At least eight people were confirmed dead in a mudslide Sunday night after rescuers had reported "no signs of life" amid the square mile of destruction. About 18 others remained unaccounted for, with officials warning that the number...
  • 'No sign of life' in path of Washington mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — The voices heard late Saturday night from the rubble of a massive mudslide have gone silent. Thwarted for hours by ooze treacherous as quicksand, rescuers were able to resume their search for victims Sunday. But instead of...
  • 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...