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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 ...
The New York Times   16 January 2021   Argentina   Sulawesi island  
<p>A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Sulawesi island in Indonesia early Friday, killing at least 46 people, destroying houses, flattening a hospital and setting off landslides, disaster officials said.<br />Rescuers were searching for ...
Yahoo News   12 January 2021   Indonesia   West Java province  
<p><br />Rescuers are searching for 26 people still missing after two landslides hit a village in Indonesia&rsquo;s West Java province over the weekend.<br />At least 13 people were killed and 29 others injured in the landslides that were triggered by heavy ...
<p>CEBU CITY &ndash; Four miners were confirmed dead while six others have remained missing following a landslide at the mining site of the Carmen Copper Corp. (CCC) in Toledo City in midwestern Cebu Monday afternoon.<br />Local authorities here have searched ...
The Jakarta Post   31 August 2020   India   Nepal  
<p>A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia. Ten people, ...
Aljazeera   02 July 2020   Myanmar   Kachin  
<p>At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to officials.<br />The incident took place early on Thursday in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after a bout of heavy rainfall, the Myanmar Fire Services ...
Hindustan Times   02 June 2020   India   Assam  
<p>Twenty people were killed and several injured in a series of landslides in three districts of the Barak Valley region of Assam on Tuesday, officials said, even as the state is grappling with floods.<br />Officials said at least six people in Karimganj district, ...
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 ...
DW   26 January 2020   Brazil  
<p>At least 44 people have been killed, with 19 still missing, following more than two days of torrential rains in the southeast of the country. The severe weather comes one year after a dam break killed nearly 300 people.</p>
Express   14 January 2020   Pakistan   Kashmir  
<p>Dozens of homes have been destroyed this morning after a series of avalanches caused landslides, killing at least 85. It was reported this morning that the death toll was at 55. It has since risen by 30 but more people are feared to have been killed.<br ...