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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 ...
Filed under: Mining News
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 ...
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 ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
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 ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
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>