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Total Items found:   19 June 2017   Greenland   Nuugaatsiag  
<p>Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland&rsquo;s western coast caused a massive landslide, triggering a tsunami that inundated small settlements on the coast. At this stage, four people are feared to have died, nine others were injured, and 11 ...
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ABC News   14 June 2017   Bangladesh   Rangamati  
<p>At least 147 people have died in Bangladesh and neighbouring regions of northeast India after heavy rains triggered a series of landslides and extensive flooding, officials said.</p> <p>Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides ...
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npr   12 June 2017   Greece   Lesvos  
<p>A powerful earthquake Monday afternoon killed a woman and damaged buildings on the Greek island of Lesbos, according to the mayor.</p> <p>The earthquake, magnitude 6.3, was centered south of Lesbos in the Mediterranean Sea, according to the U.S. Geological ...
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Mercury News   31 May 2017   USA   California  
<p>New aerial photos of the massive new Big Sur landslide show that the California coast has expanded by a stunning 13 acres &mdash; the size of 10 football fields.</p> <p>The historic three-dimensional images of our sudden growth spurt &mdash; an exhilarating ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   22 May 2017   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>The thousands of pilgrims feared stranded due to a major landslide which took place on Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway on Friday near Vishnuprayag in Uttarakhand included 179 tourists from Maharashtra and the state government is working to ensure their ...
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The Indian Express   19 May 2017   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>At least 15,000 tourists are feared stranded after a landslide near Vishnuprayag on the Badrinath route, according to reports in ANI. District Collector Ashish Joshi said that BRO (Border Roads Organisation) personnel are engaged in clearing the roads and ...
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AKIpress   17 May 2017   Kyrgyzstan   Jalal-Abad  
<p>A truck was buried by a rockfall triggered by a mudslide in Chatkal district of Jalal-Abad region, the authorities said.</p> <p>The driver and one passenger inside the cabin were luckily safe and sound. The truck was carrying food products, the Ministry ...
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<p>Update 11:09 UTC : People are reporting multiple aftershocks<br />Update 11:06 UTC : USGS reports a M6.2 Magnitude</p>
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KATU   09 May 2017   USA   Oregon  
<p>ROWENA, Ore. &ndash; Landslide debris is blocking the Historic Columbia River Highway (Highway 30) near Rowena Loop, the Oregon Dept. of Transportation said.<br />The slide, reported on Monday afternoon, is about 200 feet long and 125 feet wide.</p>
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Fox News   08 May 2017   USA   Fenton  
<p>FENTON, MO (KTVI) - Bryan Schrock has been in his Fenton home on Big Sky Drive for about two years. He saw the rain of 2015 and things were fine in his back yard. However, the most recent rain has caused a mud slide that’s been growing from inches to feet ...
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