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NDTV   14 September 2018   India   North Sikkim  
<p>Incessant rain in north Sikkim since Sunday has triggered multiple landslides in North District, snapping road connectivity at several places including Gangtok, a senior district official said.<br /><br />The landslides have occurred at Dzongu, Mangan, ...
CNN   10 September 2018   Japan   Hokkaido  
<p>Tokyo (CNN) The death toll in the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck Japan on Thursday has risen to 39, the country's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said. Two people remain missing, and at least 641 people were injured, the agency said Sunday. Evacuation ...
Express   17 July 2018   Russia  
<p>ONE of the 2018 World Cup stadiums has been severely damaged by a landslide just two days after the France v Croatia final.<br>Heavy rain triggered landslides on an embankment near the Volgograd Stadium.</p>
NDTV   29 June 2018   India  
<p>MANALI: Heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Marhi, 30 kilometres from Manali, blocking the Manali-Leh National Highway-3. The blockage is likely to affect motorists who plan their road trips to the one of the most celebrated highways ...
RT Question More   24 June 2018   New Zealand  
<p>A New Zealand motorist had a remarkably lucky escape after he narrowly avoided being crushed by a powerful landslide &ndash; and still managed to film the dramatic brush with death.</p>
<p>MILLVALE (KDKA) &ndash; The crushing impact of the hillside is obvious in 37 and 33 Spring Street.</p> <p>From the air, the size of the slide is almost beyond belief as it progressively puts more and more pressure on the homes.</p> <p>Karl Cavanaugh is ...
The Weather Channel   06 June 2018   Colombia   Cauca river  
<p>A dam under construction in Colombia has caused big problems for thousands who live downstream. Mudslides caused plugged water-release tunnels, sending water levels up and leading to evacuations. Locals now worry daily about what could happen if additional ...
The Star   22 May 2018   Malaysia  
<p>Nobody knew a natural disaster was waiting to happen until Sungai Kelian in Tanjung Bungah turned brown and silty.</p> <p>The sudden profusion of laterite mud flowing out to sea was caused by a landslide even bigger than the one that killed 11 people at ...
CBC News   29 January 2018   Canada   Vancouver Island  
<p>An emergency operation centre has opened in the Regional District of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island after a landslide occurred in Lantzville and flooding hit Parksville and Whiskey Creek.</p> <p>On Sunday night Nanaimo Search and Rescue responded to several ...
mirror.co.uk/   18 December 2017   Philippines   Birilan province  
<p>Landslides in the Philippines have claimed the lives of 26 people with dozens still missing.<br />The landslides hit several areas of the Birilan province, an official of the provincial disaster response office confirmed.<br />Of the missing, 15 were residents ...