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The Mainichi   11 April 2018   Japan   Oita  
<p>OITA, Japan (Kyodo) -- A massive landslide engulfed houses in a tourist town in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Oita early Wednesday morning, leaving one person dead and five others unaccounted for and severing a road leading to the site, local authorities ...
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The Washington Post   13 March 2018   Croatia   Kostajnica  
<p>ZAGREB, Croatia &mdash; A landslide caused by melting snow destroyed several houses Tuesday in central Croatia, sending people fleeing from their homes in panic. No serious injuries were reported.</p> <p>The landslide in the town of Hrvatska Kostajnica ...
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Greek Reporter   27 February 2018   Greece   Korinth  
<p>The Corinth Canal will shut down for about 15 days after heavy rainfall caused a mass landslide, according to the Peloponnese and Ionian Islands Region authority.</p><p>The Port Authority has banned the passage of ships from the canal. Ships will have to ...
<p>Construction work at the 111 MW Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project has picked up speed lately after being in the doldrums for more than a year.</p><p>China International Water and Electric Corporation, the contractor for the civil works, had abandoned the project ...
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FOX KTVU   11 July 2017   USA   San Francisco  
<p>The house is red-tagged. It’s teetering on top of a landslide. And, in an only-in-the-Bay-Area kind of alternative reality, this house in Lafayette is selling for $850,000 and already has multiple inquiries.</p><p>“Grand home on a quiet cul-de-sac has met ...
<p>Some longtime residents of Big Sur figured nature hadn’t finished with them this year. Over the weekend, they were proved right.</p><p>With a loud boom and a cloud of dust, part of a mountainside slid into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday night, swallowing ...
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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CBC News   31 March 2017   United States, Canada   Americas  
<p>A landslide in South Surrey, B.C., has shut down Amtrak train service between Vancouver and Seattle.</p> <p>Amtrak said BNSF, which owns the railway, has suspended passenger railway traffic on the tracks until Friday, March 31. Amtrak said it is providing ...
Achaia news   23 January 2017   Greece   Europe  
<p>A massive landslide occurred last week at Moira village in Achaia region, Greece.</p> <p>The road connecting the village of Moira with Patras was closed and people have to drive an additional 50km through Chalandritsa village in order to reach the region's ...
RNZ   11 August 2016   Auckland   New Zealand  
<p>A slip is causing traffic delays in Coromandel, while clean-up crews are tackling road damage caused by flooding north of Auckland. The New Zealand Transport Agency said the slip, just south of Coromandel Town, was below the road and was being assessed ...