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Sky NEWS   04 February 2020   New Zealand  
<p>Parts of the island saw more than a metre of rain in 60 hours, the country's Metservice said, adding that a further 200m-300mm of rain was expected to cause "dangerous river conditions and significant flooding" over the coming day.<br />A state of emergency ...
DW   26 January 2020   Brazil  
<p>At least 44 people have been killed, with 19 still missing, following more than two days of torrential rains in the southeast of the country. The severe weather comes one year after a dam break killed nearly 300 people.</p>
The Japan Times   05 January 2020   Indonesia   Jakarta  
<p>JAKARTA &ndash; Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia&rsquo;s capital, and rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday.<br ...
Stuff.co.nz   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The main trunk rail line at Rangitata has suffered "significant damage" from flooding according to an initial assessment by KiwiRail.<br />KiwiRail executive general manager operations Siva Sivapakkiam​ said while the company is waiting on flood waters ...
Express   09 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>The huge landslip will see tourists face an uneasy wait for rescuers. Authorities in New Zealand have warned the tourists they may not be saved until Friday. The mudslides happened near the Franz and Fox glaciers, which, Sky News reports, is on the country’s ...
Stuff.co.nz   07 December 2019   New Zealand   Rangitata river  
<p>A curious Mt Somers school busdriver saw first-hand the force of nature when she went to check out the rising Rangitata River. <br />Ange Protheroe, 34, was at the right place at the right time with her husband when she captured footage of the "massive" ...
Voa news   19 October 2019   Siberia   Krasnoyarsk  
<p>MOSCOW - At least 15 gold miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed, flooding an artisanal mining encampment in a remote part of Siberia, officials said.<br />Heavy rains had weakened the dam and water broke through, sweeping away several cabins ...
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Deccan Herald   30 September 2019   India  
<p>Landslides are silent killers. They are as deadly as any other natural catastrophes but receive far less attention in the public space. This could possibly be the reason for people not considering the threats and consequences of a landslide while going ...
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 ...