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The Sydney Morning Herald   29 November 2017   Australia   Sydney  
<p>A 36-year-old National Parks contractor was killed and two of his colleagues seriously injured when a rockslide at a Blue Mountains walking track fell from a 10-metre height on Wednesday.</p><p>The three National Parks and Wildlife Service contractors were ...
BBC NEWS   16 November 2017   Greece   Attiki  
<p>Flash floods caused by heavy overnight rain have killed at least 15 people and caused destruction in central Greece.<br />The industrial towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, west of the capital Athens, were the most affected.<br />Many of the dead were ...
Cyprus-mail   01 November 2017   Cyprus   Paphos  
<p>PAPHOS authorities are taking urgent action following complaints from residents and businesses in the Mousallas area of Paphos that they fear land movement and piles of rocks tumbling down the hillside onto their properties below.</p> <p>&ldquo;Many cracks ...
Bangkok Post   01 November 2017   Thailand   Khon Kaen  
<p>KHON KAEN: The amount of water being discharged from Ubon Ratana dam is being reduced, to ease the flood situation downstream, at the behest of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.<br />The discharge rate at the dam was being lowered on Wednesday from 38 million ...
The Star   23 October 2017   Malaysia   Tanjung Bungah  
<p>PETALING JAYA: The developer’s application to build a residential project at the site of a massive landslide that took the lives of nine construction workers was rejected by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry as it was located near a quarry ...
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 ...
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 ...