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ITV   08 August 2019   Scotland   Edinburgh  
<p>A major railway through Edinburgh has been flooded after heavy rain over Wednesday.<br />Trains in and out of Edinburgh were hit by flooding in Linlithgow, west of the capital, which caused the line between the town and city to close.<br />ScotRail has ...
Aljazeera   28 July 2019   China   Guizhou  
<p>At least 36 people have died in a landslide that struck a village in southwest China, with 15 others still missing days after the disaster hit, according to state broadcaster CCTV.<br />The landslide late on Tuesday in Pingdi village, in Guizhou province's ...
Daily Mail   03 July 2019   India   Ratnagiri  
<p>At least 12 houses in the village adjacent to the dam have been washed away. Rescue operation is underway. A team of 5 BN NDRF has been sent to Tiware dam for rescue operation. Pune's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team is also heading towards ...
Japan Today   01 July 2019   Japan   Kyushu island  
<p>Heavy rain hit southern Kyushu on Monday, prompting local governments to issue evacuation orders and advisories to around 1.2 million people.<br />The Japan Meteorological Agency meanwhile warned of possible landslides and floods also hitting other areas ...
Daily Mail   10 June 2019   China   Guangxi  
<p>A massive mudslide sent huge boulders down the side of a mountain just metres away from a residential complex in a Chinese city today.</p> <p>Terrifying footage shows the mountainside collapsing next to several tower blocks in Fujian Province in south-eastern ...
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The East African   05 June 2019   Uganda   Bududa District  
<p>At least three people were killed and dozens went missing Tuesday night following heavy rain and landslides in several villages in Bududa District, eastern Uganda.<br>Rain pounded the area for about four hours before the landslide began at about 11:30pm ...
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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