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BBC NEWS   22 April 2019   Colombia   Rosas / Cauca  
<p>At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say.</p> <p>Five others were injured and several houses destroyed in the town of Rosas in the Cauca region.</p> <p>The landslide happened after days of torrential ...
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Evening Standard   14 March 2019   UK  
<p>A landslide has blocked the main rail commuter route between Hastings and London, causing major disruption for thousands who use Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street stations.</p>
3news   03 March 2019   USA   Utah  
<p>SPRINGDALE, UTAH (KSNV) &mdash; Heavy rainfall prompted a rockslide in Zion National Park on Saturday night. As a result, some popular canyoneering routes have been closed indefinitely.<br />The Zion- Mount Carmel Highway was closed after reports of an ...
Euronews   12 November 2018   Brazil   Niteroi  
<p>Rescuers are searching for survivors of a mudslide in Brazil that has left at least ten people dead including a child. At least four people are still missing. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Niteroi area outside the capital Rio ...
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Channel NewsAsia / YouTube   14 August 2018   Italy   Genoa  
<p>GENOA, Italy: At least 22 are dead after a motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday (Aug 14) over the northern Italian port city of Genoa in what the transport minister said was likely to be "an immense tragedy".</p><p>The Italian fire service said that the ...
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 ...
Channel3000   18 July 2018   USA   Wisconsin  
<p>ASHLAND, Wis. - Heavy rains have caused an earthen dam to fail in a rural area of northwestern Wisconsin.<br />Douglas County Emergency Management Director Keith Kesler says he's unaware of any evacuations from the damage Monday. Few people live in the ...
Express   17 July 2018   Russia  
<p>ONE of the 2018 World Cup stadiums has been severely damaged by a landslide just two days after the France v Croatia final.<br>Heavy rain triggered landslides on an embankment near the Volgograd Stadium.</p>
BBC NEWS   10 July 2018   Japan   Okayama  
<p>At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government.</p> <p>It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades.</p> <p>Rescuers ...
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NDTV   29 June 2018   India  
<p>MANALI: Heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Marhi, 30 kilometres from Manali, blocking the Manali-Leh National Highway-3. The blockage is likely to affect motorists who plan their road trips to the one of the most celebrated highways ...