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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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
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CNN   10 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Heavy rains unleashed destructive rivers of mud and debris in Southern California on Tuesday -- leaving at least 13 people dead, destroying homes and spurring rescues as the flooding forced heavily traveled roads to close.</p> <p>Santa Barbara County ...
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BBC NEWS   17 December 2017   Chile  
<p>A landslide caused by torrential rain has killed at least five people in southern Chile and has destroyed dozens of houses.<br />Fifteen people are missing in the remote village of Villa Santa Luc&iacute;a in the country's lake region, popular with tourists.<br ...
SWI   28 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Geologists say the Piz Cengalo mountain on the Swiss-Italian border, which collapsed last week causing a huge landslide in the Swiss village of Bondo, remains unstable. The dangers are preventing locals from returning and are hindering the clean-up operation. ...
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Reuters   29 May 2017   Sri Lanka   Asia  
<p>Landslides and floods in Sri Lanka have killed at least 151 people and the country faces the risk of more mudslides as torrential rains continue, officials said on Sunday.</p><p>More than 100 people are still missing after the worst rains in the Indian ...
AKIpress   17 May 2017   Kyrgyzstan   Jalal-Abad  
<p>A truck was buried by a rockfall triggered by a mudslide in Chatkal district of Jalal-Abad region, the authorities said.</p> <p>The driver and one passenger inside the cabin were luckily safe and sound. The truck was carrying food products, the Ministry ...
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