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KATU   09 May 2017   USA   Oregon  
<p>ROWENA, Ore. &ndash; Landslide debris is blocking the Historic Columbia River Highway (Highway 30) near Rowena Loop, the Oregon Dept. of Transportation said.<br />The slide, reported on Monday afternoon, is about 200 feet long and 125 feet wide.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards   31 March 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Whitley County lost one of their own Thursday, a man who died earning his living to take care of those he cared most about.</p><p>Kentucky officials are saying that Partin began his shift about 5pm on Wednesday evening. He was performing maintenance work ...   06 July 2016   New Zealand   Christchurch  
<p>Dozens of Christchurch property owners barred from their houses because of the risk of rock fall can return after the law keeping them out expired.</p> <p>However, the Christchurch City Council is advising them not to reoccupy many of the buildings, as ...
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City A.M.   17 November 2015   Greece   Lefkada  
<p>Update: Two women are reported to have died after an earthquake registering 6.7 magnitude struck off the Greek island of Lefkada.</p> <p>The earthquake occurred 10 kilometres below the Earth's surface, the US Geological Survey reported initially, later ...
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The Telegraph   07 September 2015   UK   Llantwit Major, south Wales  
<p>A student died instantly following a rock fall during a beach-side picnic to celebrate the end of their exams, an inquest has heard.<br />Georgina Le Fjord was sitting on the beach in Llantwit Major, south Wales, in June with best friend Martha Ormerod ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   02 September 2015   UK   Isle of Portland  
<p><br>PEOPLE are being warned to stay away from a Portland cliff edge following a rock fall.</p><p>The Coastguard was alerted to the cliff fall at West Weares shortly before 2pm this afternoon and sent a team to investigate.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards   23 July 2015   Nepal   Manthali  
<p>MANTHALI, JUL 23 - Landslides at Bokshe along the Manthali-Khurkot road in Ramechhap have posed threat to people and vehicles.</p> <p>Local residents said rocks started falling on the road as a cliff in the area developed cracks during the April 25 earthquake. ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   15 June 2015   Australia   Brisbane  
<p>Recommendations from a geotechnical report requested by Brisbane City Council (BCC) on a recent rockfall on Brisbane's northside could see the area closed to the public for five months.</p> <p>More than 90 tonnes of rock from the Lutwyche quarry fell into ...
<p>The Alta Val di Fassa Mountain Guides inform about rockfall that has affected a section of the South Face of Sass Pordoi in the Dolomites and advise against climbing routes in the vicinity of the affected area.</p>
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Fox21 NEWS   25 May 2015   USA   Serpentine Drive  
<p>A rockslide has closed a portion of Manitou Avenue on the west end of Manitou Springs.</p> <p>The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) closed eastbound U.S. 24 Business from Highway 24 to the roundabout at Serpentine Drive around 7:00 Monday morning. ...
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