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nytimes.com   05 June 2020   Norway   Alta  
<p>The slide, which ran more than 2,000 feet along the shore and nearly 500 feet inland, was the largest the area had ever seen. A dog was carried out to sea but swam to safety.<br />A freak landslide in Norway has swept at least eight buildings into the sea, ...
WSOCTV   17 February 2020   USA   Hardin County, Tennessee  
<p>HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. &mdash; Two homes in Hardin County, Tennessee, took a plunge into the Tennessee River Saturday evening. Hardin County firefighters were called just after 5 p.m. to the 4800 block of Glendale Rd. for fears of a landslide along the Tennessee ...
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 ...
aa.com   03 February 2020   Guinea  
<p>At least eight people have been killed in a landslide at a gold mine in northeastern Guinea, local media reported Sunday.<br />The accident took place Saturday in Norassoba, some 35 kilometers (22 miles) from the town of Siguiri, when the columns supporting ...
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 ...
Adventuresinpoortaste   01 January 2020   World  
<p>The ground beneath our feet is constantly changing, and despite those changes taking place over millions of years, we’re able to experience geologic change in much shorter time spans. The last decade has been filled with geologic news, from deadly earthquakes, ...
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" ...
The Conversation   02 December 2019  
<p>Some landslides on Mars seem to defy an important law of physics. &ldquo;Long, runout landslides&rdquo; are formed by huge volumes of rock and soil moving downslope, largely due to the force of gravity. But their power is hard to account for. With volumes ...
Euronews   25 November 2019   Italy, French  
<p>Six people have been killed following a weekend of storms, floods and a landslide across parts of Europe.<br />In France and Italy, torrential rain killed four people and left one missing after it caused flooding and a landslide that swept away a motorway ...
Ryukyu Shimpo   25 September 2019   China   Okinawa  
<p>September 17, 2019 Ryukyu Shimpo<br />(Nago) As of September 16, it was confirmed that a landslide occurred near the U.S. military&rsquo;s Henoko Ordnance Ammunition Depot facing Oura Bay in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture.<br />The landslide occurred right next ...