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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 ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
<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 ...
Filed under: Construction News
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 ...