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BBC NEWS   09 February 2021   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>Emergency teams are working round the clock to rescue up to 35 people believed to be trapped in a tunnel in northern India.<br />The tunnel was blocked after a huge flood in the state of Uttarakhand on Sunday in which 28 people have been killed, and as ...
The Print   08 February 2021   India   Uttarakhand  
<p>Coimbatore: International geologists and glaciologists studying satellite imagery say the cause of the Chamoli flooding disaster in Uttarakhand appears to be a landslide and not a glacial outburst as widely believed.<br />The first identification was done ...
CNN   07 July 2020   Japan  
<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
abc.net.au   05 March 2020   Brazil  
<p><br />At least 23 people have been killed and dozens more are missing in Brazil after a storm hit the country's south-eastern coast, causing torrential rain and landslides, authorities have said.<br />The deaths occurred in the cities of Guaruja, Santos ...
Euronews   25 November 2019   Italy, French  
<p>Six people have been killed following a weekend of storms, floods and a landslide across parts of Europe.<br />In France and Italy, torrential rain killed four people and left one missing after it caused flooding and a landslide that swept away a motorway ...
The Jakarta Post   08 October 2019   Russia   Yakutia  
<p>The former head of a giant Siberian diamond mine was found dead in his prision cell a day after being charged over the deaths of miners trapped by flooding, investigators said Tuesday.<br />Eight miners died after water leaked into the Mir mine owned by ...
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YouTube, Guardian News   04 February 2019  
<p>A video aired on Brazilian media shows the exact moment a dam burst in Brazil on 25 January. The dam break at an iron ore mining complex operated by the minerals firm Vale killed at least 65 people. A further 279 are missing.</p>
ABC News   23 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>Torrential rains overwhelmed a dam and caused landslides that killed at least eight people and displaced more than 2,000 in central Indonesia, officials said Wednesday.<br />The dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted after ...
The New York Times   27 July 2018   Laos   Laos  
<p>ATTAPEU TOWN, Laos &mdash; The day before this week&rsquo;s catastrophic dam failure in Laos, the companies building the dam knew that it was deteriorating, and one of them saw a potential trouble sign three days in advance. Yet many people living downstream ...
TIME   26 July 2018   Laos   Laos  
<p>Rescue teams are continuing to search through submerged villages to locate missing people after part of a newly constructed dam in southern Laos collapsed on Monday night, sending walls of water into the surrounding rural towns.<br>The disaster has rendered ...