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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 ...
Phuket Gazette   15 September 2017   Thailand   Kamala region, Phuket  
<p>Landslide at a construction of a planned 9 villa complex in Kamala after heavy rains overnight and this morning. The landslide appears to have happened near Baan Hua Kuan, Kamala.</p>
ABC News   12 September 2017   Philippines   Manila  
<p>A tropical depression dumped heavy rains in the Philippines early Tuesday, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing a landslide that killed two brothers.</p> <p>Five other people remain missing after flash floods swept away a house ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
SWI   28 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Geologists say the Piz Cengalo mountain on the Swiss-Italian border, which collapsed last week causing a huge landslide in the Swiss village of Bondo, remains unstable. The dangers are preventing locals from returning and are hindering the clean-up operation. ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
<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 ...
The Gleaner   04 May 2017   Jamaica   St Andrew  
<p>The National Works Agency (NWA) says its teams have been mobilised to deal with multiple landslides in sections of St Andrew, as heavy rains continue to affect some communities.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Wall Street Journal   21 February 2017   Bolivia   Americas  
<p>The terrifying moment of a landslide in Bolivia's capital.</p><p>Footage captured the moment homes were destroyed in a landslide in La Paz, Bolivia, on Wednesday. The landslide rolled off the mountainside into the Auquisamaña area of the Bolivian capital.</p><p>No ...
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 ...