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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 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...
  • More than 100 dead in Sri Lanka landslide, official says

    More than 100 dead in Sri Lanka landslide, official says
    A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people on Wednesday as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise. The landslide hit a village in the tea-growing area of ...
  • 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...
  • 'Force Majeure' sets in motion an avalanche of buried emotion

    '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide

    Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide
    Jonathan Dove was patrolling Mt. Shasta on a clear, warm afternoon when a group of backpackers asked him if Mud Creek Canyon on the Northern California peak always flowed so heavily. The U.S. Forest Service climbing ranger scrambled up a ridge to...
  • Road closed by deadly Washington landslide partially reopens

    Road closed by deadly Washington landslide partially reopens
    The devastating landslide in Washington that killed 43 people, from a 4-month-old girl to an 91-year-old woman, also left what officials described as “critical” highway between two small cities unusable. Sixty-nine days after the landslide...