Latest Mudslide Stories
Western Washington Medical Group partnered with Mill Creek Country Club to support the Oso mudslide tragedy that occurred in late March, providing truckloads of supplies and over $8,800 in raised
Mudslides. Landslides. Volcanic debris flows. Avalanches. Falling rocks... They can come along so suddenly that people, homes, roads and even towns are buried or destroyed without much warning.
A large landslide in northwest Washington that buried some 30 houses and killed at least two dozen people on March 22, 2014 may have been erroneously blamed on a minor earthquake that reportedly struck the area several days prior to the disaster.
Mudlsides occur in every state throughout the year.
A NASA study using TRMM satellite data revealed that the year 2010 was a particularly bad year for landslides around the world.
Experts fear that Italy may be facing more landslide threats in populated areas after thousands were forced to evacuate their homes in two southern towns earlier this month.
Chinese provincial officials were removed from their jobs Sunday as officials said the death toll from last week's deadly Shanxi mudslide reached 254.
About 90 percent of the area covered by a deadly mudslide at a Chinese mine has been searched, an official said Friday as the death toll rose to 178.
At least 13 people involved with an illegal ore mine where a deadly mudslide occurred could face criminal charges, Chinese officials said Thursday. The death toll in the disaster in Shanxi Province increased to 151 with 35 injured, Xinhua, the official government news agency reported.
AT LEAST 31 people died in a mudslide at a gold mine in Burkina Faso. State radio said heavy rains caused the landslide in the mining village of Boussoukoula in southwest Burkina Faso. Rescue teams were digging to try to find survivors.
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