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France24   03 October 2021   Oman  
<p>Two people were killed by a landslide and a child died in flash flooding as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled Oman, authorities said Sunday.<br />Flights were suspended and schools closed as the storm, with wind speeds up to 139 kilometres (86 miles) an ...
Zee News   01 October 2021   India   Shimla  
<p>New Delhi: A multi-storey building collapsed in Shimla on Thursday (September 30, 2021) evening due to a landslide triggered by recent rains, a senior official said. <br />The State Disaster Management Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said that the incident ...
Greek Reporter   31 May 2021   Greece   Corinth  
<p>The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of modern Greece which completely revolutionized its maritime activity, has remained closed to maritime traffic since January 2021.<br />The Canal suffered damage due to landslides at that ...
Metro   14 April 2021   UK   Jurassic Coast  
<p>A major landslide has seen 4,000 tonnes of rock plunge down onto a beach on the Jurassic Coast. Rubble has completely blocked a section of the beach after the 430ft sandstone cliff gave way on Monday night causing boulders the size of cars to plummet near ...
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, ...