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Alaska Highway News   25 October 2018   USA   Alaska, Old Fort  
<p>The ground beneath the Old Fort landslide had been moving for months before it finally let go in a massive collapse in September and forced more than 150 residents to evacuate their homes.</p> <p>Geologists that have been studying the slide since it let ...
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<p>The work, published in Geophysical Research Letters1 last month, highlights the risk of quake-triggered landslides to hydropower development in the Himalayas &mdash; a global hotspot for this type of energy source.</p>
BBC NEWS   02 May 2018   UK   Wales  
<p>A landslide has closed a road in Neath Port Talbot after 80 tonnes of tree, mud and debris fell into the road.</p> <p>Cymmer Road in Glyncorrwg was closed after the material fell from a hillside in the Afan Valley in the early hours of Wednesday morning.</p ...
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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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<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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ABP LIVE   25 July 2016   India   Uttarkashi  
<p>Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand): In a rare video, a landslide at Gangotri Highway near Helgugad here is caught live on camera.</p> <p>The 26-second video shows a small part of mountain falling followed by the big boulders.</p> <p>The incident happened on July ...
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