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thelocal.no   17 October 2017   Norway  
<p>Geologists in Norway are pumping water at the Mannen mountain in Romsdalen in an effort to initiate a landslide.</p> <p>Oncoming winter conditions may make the landslide impossible if the measure is not successful in the coming days, reports NRK.</p> <p>The ...
Channel NewsAsia   12 October 2017   VietNam  
<p>HANOI: Floods in Vietnam killed 37 people and another 40 were missing as a tropical depression caused heavy rain in northern and central provinces, the Southeast Asian nation's disaster prevention agency said on Thursday (Oct 12).</p> <p>Another 21 people ...
SunStar PHILIPPINES   11 October 2017   Philippines   Davao  
<p>GEOLOGISTS from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said developments on Shrine Hills, including one that involved the diversion of a waterway, and the excavation done for road widening were among key ...
RadioNZ   10 October 2017   New Zealand   Auckland  
<p>A town centre association on the North Shore estimates businesses are losing millions of dollars a year because of problems with a slip-prone car park.</p> <p>Part of the carpark in Birkenhead slipped down a valley after months of heavy rain and the council ...
FORBES   09 October 2017   Italy  
<p>The valley of Vajont (or Vaiont) in the Italian Dolomites is characterized in the upper part by a broad catchment area, eroded by ancient glaciers, and a narrow gorge, carved into limestones by the river Vajont, in the lower part. This peculiar shape made ...
ekantipur.com   06 October 2017   Nepal   Palpa  
<p>Vehicular movement at the Tansen-Butwal section of Siddhartha Highway has been obstructed once again following a massive landslide in Siddhababa area in Palpa on Thursday.</p><p>Palpa District Traffic Police chief Prabin Acharya said the landslide had not ...
Sputnik News   29 September 2017   Mexico   Mexico  
<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) &mdash; A new 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Mexico on Friday, only 10 days after deadly 7.1-magnitude tremors, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p>
The construction index   27 September 2017   Netherlands   Eindhoven  
<p>The results have been released of an investigation into the cause of the partial collapse a multi-storey car park under construction in the Netherlands. The collapse happened at Eindhoven Airport on 27 May 2017.</p><p>The parking structure was constructed ...
The Seattle Times   21 September 2017   USA   Oregon  
<p>Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.</p> <p>A new report released Thursday focuses on areas of the Gorge that are highly susceptible to ...
The Financial Express   20 September 2017   India   Bihar  
<p>Ahead of its scheduled inauguration by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the wall of a Rs 389-crore dam collapsed during the trial run and inundated nearby areas of a township in Bhagalpur on Tuesday. Newspapers in the state had today published advertisements ...