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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 Week   09 August 2018   India   Kerala  
<p>Heavy rain continued to lash parts of Kerala on Thursday, claiming 10 lives and causing widespread damage. Five of a family were killed after landslide struck Adimali in Idukki. Another five of a family was killed in landslide at Nilambur in Malappuram.<br ...
FOX13 Salt Lake City   14 February 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>SALT LAKE CITY -- US dams were given a "D" grade by the American Society of Civil Engineers.</p><p><br>“We're looking for any real kinds of signs of deterioration. Is the concrete falling apart? Is there some sort of crack we haven't seen before? Is there ...
BBC NEWS   13 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p class="story-body__introduction">More than 180,000 people in northern California have been told to evacuate their homes after an overflow channel at the tallest dam in the US was weakened by heavy rainfall.</p><p>The emergency spillway of the 770 ft (230m) ...
Mercury News   12 February 2017   USA   California  
<p>More than a decade ago, federal and state officials and some of California&rsquo;s largest water agencies rejected concerns that the massive earthen spillway at Oroville Dam &mdash; at risk of collapse Sunday night and prompting the evacuation of 185,000 ...