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The Daily Star   26 July 2017   Bangladesh   Cox's Bazar  
<p>Monsoon torrential rain triggered fresh landslides in Cox's Bazar killing at least five people yesterday.<br>Heavy rainfall in the peak of monsoon has caused water-logging in the coastal and hill districts for the last few days disrupting usual business ...
BBC NEWS   26 June 2017   China   Sichuan  
<p>More than 90 people remain missing after a huge landslide buried homes in a village in Sichuan province, south-western China.<br />Thousands of rescuers were deployed after some 40 homes were destroyed in Maoxian county, in what one local man said had been ...
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BBC NEWS   24 June 2017   China   Asia  
<p>More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say.<br /><br />About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at about 06:00 local time ...
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Temlor.net   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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Reuters   29 May 2017   Sri Lanka   Asia  
<p>Landslides and floods in Sri Lanka have killed at least 151 people and the country faces the risk of more mudslides as torrential rains continue, officials said on Sunday.</p><p>More than 100 people are still missing after the worst rains in the Indian ...
mid-day.com   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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EYEWITNESS NEWS   17 April 2017   Sri Lanka   Colombo  
<p>Rescue workers cleared mud and debris from a landslide at a giant rubbish dump in the Sri Lankan capital for a fourth day on Monday, as the death toll rose to 29 and uncertainty remained over the number of people missing.</p> <p>The 90-metre dump in the ...
The Imalayan Times   27 July 2016   Nepal   Kathmandu  
<p>KATHMANDU: More than 70 people lost their life in floods and landslides in several districts of eastern, central and western Nepal since Monday.</p> <p>The Ministry of Home Affairs, however, said on Wednesday evening that 66 people are confirmed dead. The ...
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