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Buried layers of microscopic fossils could be responsible for some of the world's biggest landslides. Earth's largest known landslides happened underwater. A slide off what is now Norway, for example, triggered a 20-metre-high tsunami that swamped nearby coastlines 8,150 years ago. But little is known ...
Baldwin Borough leaders say a landslide near Cathell Road could compromise the street if conditions worsen. A geotechnical engineer visited the site Monday morning and core samples of the land will be taken to analyze the severity of the slide, borough manager John Barrett said in an email. There are ...
WILLIAMSON - By Tuesday, an engineer was expected to look at a portion of West Virginia State Route 49 in Mingo County and determine if it could be reopened after a huge rock slide over the weekend. Crews worked from early Saturday morning until Monday evening to get the road cleared of rocks and ...
Menoher Boulevard closed following mudslide. by Lauren Petrelli. West Hills Regional police are reminding drivers Menoher Boulevard is closed after a mudslide. (WJAC). AA. JOHNSTOWN - West Hills Regional police are reminding drivers Menoher Boulevard is closed after a mudslide. The road was ...

VENTURA, Calif. - A legal group has filed a lawsuit against Southern California Edison on behalf of victims of the Thomas Fire and resulting mudslides. The Southern California-based wildfire Legal Group filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf of 287 victims of the Thomas Fire. The lawsuit alleges SCE is liable ...
Sections of two more Pittsburgh roads closed Sunday after landslides caused by heavy rains last week. William Street between Boggs and Arlington Avenues in Mt. Washington will be resident-only access until further notice, the city announced. "it makes it tough to live up here," said Al Nelson, who lives ...
High on top of the hillside, a home that sits at the end of Ninth Street overlooks the spot on Dark Hollow Road where the landslide happened. Nobody was home when KDKA-TV's news crew stopped by Monday to ask them how safe they feel with the hillside giving way down below. police closed Dark ...
MOUNT WASHINGTON (KDKA) -- Streets in Mount Washington and Spring Hill were forced to shut down Sunday because of landslides. William Street in Mount Washington closed between Boggs and Arlington avenues due to multiple landslides related to a major slide on McArdle Roadway. Residents ...
PennDOT issued a travel advisory Friday night about the closure of Route 271 - also known as Menoher Boulevard - from the intersection of Susan Drive in Southmont to the intersection of South Street in the city of Johnstown due to a landslide. "Route 271 will remain closed indefinitely until crews can ...
CABIN CREEK, WV-(WOWK) - Crews are responding to mudslide in Eastern Kanawha County, according to dispatchers. The call came in about 6:oo p.m. on Saturday evening of a mudslide covering Cabin Creek Road. Cabin Creek Rd. between Ohley Hollow Rd. and Coal Fork Rd. is shut down.
The steep section of road between Liberty Bridge and Grandview Avenue that serves as an access point to destinations atop Mount Washington has been closed due to a landslide, officials said Saturday. engineers were dispatched to the scene on McArdle Roadway Saturday morning to "assess the ...
Another landslide has happened at a Swansea Valley hotspot, where residents have already been forced from their homes. engineers from Neath Port Talbot council spotted the latest landslip during inspections in the Pantteg area of Ystalyfera. A further 10 tonnes of earth has moved down a steep ...
Emergency workers search for survivors trapped by the Montecito mudslide. One of the survivors who escaped is Oprah Winfrey. According to Mother Jones, 30 percent of California's crews fighting forest and brush fires are prisoners. - Photo: Santa Barbara County Fire Department via New York Times.
Northbound lanes of Route 65 were shut down near the McKees Rocks Bridge following a landslide Friday morning. PennDOT also said Bunola River Road was closed in each direction between Pangburn Hollow and Church Hollow roads in Forward Township, also due to a landslide. Advertisement.
Officials say there is a leak at an XTO well pad on Cat's Run due to a mudslide, causing "free-flowing natural gas" in the area. They are staging at the intersection of State Route 148 and Cat's Run. Belmont County EMA Director Dave Ivan says his team is on the scene, but they are too far away to describe ...

Researchers from across the region are using Rattlesnake Ridge as a natural laboratory to observe a landslide in action and test new approaches to understanding and monitoring unstable slopes. Their common goal is to develop better ways to identify and evaluate slide-prone hillsides -- and perhaps ...
Lawyers representing Ventura and Santa Barbara County residents who lost their homes in the December wildfire and subsequent mudslide sought a temporary restraining order Wednesday that would bar the utility from removing poles and other equipment along Anlauf Canyon Road -- an area where the ...
Dispatch is reporting that a mudslide has brought a tree down and it is blocking the road. Charleston police, Charleston Fire Department, and Kanawha County Sheriffs Office are all responding to the scene. It is unknown at this time how long the road will be closed. Keep clicking on wowktv.com for the ...
Several cars were swallowed up and dozens of people were evacuated when a construction site apparently collapsed. At least six cars fell into the 30ft hole in Rome when the ground collapsed beneath them at around 5.30pm. The collapse happened in the Baldunia area of the city between via Livio ...
ALPINE, Wyo., February 14, 2018 - The Greys River Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has implemented a temporary closure order for a portion of the Greys River Road near Alpine, Wyoming due to a large landslide that has compromised the road. The closed portion of the Forest Service ...
MONTECITO, Calif. - The Thomas Fire and the Jan. 9 mudslides wiped out nearly half of the busy working bees up and down the coast. That means there are less bees helping to pollinate local crops. "As beekeepers we really got our butts kicked," said Nick Wigle who is the owner of Super Bee Rescue in ...
Crown corporation Nalcor Energy is trying to calm residents after the landslide earlier this month stirred what citizens' groups say is chronic fear and "anguish." They are especially worried after dozens of people living in Mud Lake, closer to Muskrat Falls, had to be airlifted to safety last May as sudden ...
On Monday 14th August an estimated 1,000 people died when an entire mountainside collapsed in the capital of Sierra Leone. Huge boulders, dislodged by rain, left a two-mile trail of destruction - flattening everything in its path. Immediately after the disaster the international community kicked into gear.
Researchers from across the region are using Rattlesnake Ridge as a natural laboratory to observe a landslide in action and test new approaches to understanding and monitoring unstable slopes. Their common goal is to develop better ways to identify and evaluate slide-prone hillsides -- and perhaps ...
The park service posted a photo online showing the rockslide blocking both lanes near mile marker 277, north of Boone and near the Stoney Fork Overlook. The National Park Service advised travelers refer to its online map for the most recent closures. In addition to rock slides, several segments of the ...
Manila, Philippines - Four people were killed in Surigao del Sur early Tuesday, February 13, as a tropical storm unleashed heavy rain and triggered deadly landslides, police said. Tropical Storm Basyang (Sanba) slammed the east coast of the main southern island of Mindanao Tuesday with gusts of 75 ...
Gary Leaming, with the Oregon Department of Transportation, says because of the mild winter we've had this year, crews have the time to start cleaning up the rocks. Leaming says crews will be crushing a lot of the bigger rock and forming a berm about 30ft from the barrier that will add to the reservoir and safety zone.
landslides hit two villages in the Surigao del Sur province this morning as the typhoon, also known as Storm Sanba hit. The latest weather forecast update of 50mph gales and heavy rain sparked a mass evacuation. Locals ran for cover when the storm first made landfall in Cortes, Surigao del Sur at 9.15am ...
The heavy rain that fell over the weekend in the North Carolina mountains caused a rock slide on the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Deep Gap area. Both lanes of scenic parkway were blocked Tuesday with massive boulders at mile marker 277, which is near the Stoney Fork Valley Overlook. That's north of ...
Rockslide closes section of Emma Road in Asheville. by WLOS STAFF. Both lanes of Emma Road in Asheville are blocked between the intersections of Bingham Road and Craven Street due to a rockslide. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff). 02.13rockslide.jpg · AVL ROCK SLIDE.transfer_frame_418.jpg ...
The Duncan family purchased their dream home in Montecito on the same day as the mudslide but aren't regretting the purchase one bit. "We actually closed escrow the day of the debris flow," said Kim Duncan, the new homeowners in Montecito. Kim Duncan and her husband had lived in Dallas, Texas for ...
With the ground already saturated and more rain in the forecast, experts warn that many areas of East Tennessee are at an increased risk of landslides. "Water breaks down solid things and is mixes with it and makes it more fluid and makes it capable of flowing and moving. That includes rock, land soil, and ...
Emergency authorities in a Southern California county are eliminating the word "voluntary" from language used in evacuation orders following the devastating mudslides that struck last month. Santa Barbara County officials said Thursday that the new terminology will be "pre-evacuation advisory," ...
MONTECITO, Calif. - Marco Farrell's video of the flash flood that led to the devastation in Montecito on Jan. 9, enjoyed seeing shoppers return to the Olive Mill Street he called home. Farrell said volunteers have helped him clean out tons of mud that damaged his home. He is not sure if he will be able to ...
LEE County, VA. (WJHL) - Lee County emergency dispatchers tell News Channel that a mudslide is blocking the roadway at Highway 421 near the 606 intersection. The call came in at 10:22 this morning. The road is completely closed at this time. The Virginia Department of Transportation and the fire ...
Residents who live downstream from the North Spur fear the worst after a landslide there near the Muskrat Falls dam. "We're basically living in fear," said Mud Lake resident Craig Chaulk. "We have been uneasy ever since the flood of last spring, and this does nothing to alleviate our fears, obviously. In fact ...
It's been a month since mudslides killed at least 20 people and destroyed more than a hundred homes on the California coast. Torrential rain washed out hillsides torched bare by a massive wildfire, and some insurance companies have been slow to connect the disasters and cover the victims. Beth Prinz ...
After criticism over Montecito mudslide alerts, officials remove 'voluntary' from emergency warnings ... Santa Barbara County sheriff's officials will no longer use "voluntary" in their evacuation alerts after concerns that the warnings they pushed out before devastating mudslides ravaged Montecito last month ...
Residents recovering from the Montecito mudslides and Thomas Fire are eligible for free food assistance. The program is provided by Cal-Fresh disaster services. If your family was impacted by the fire and mudslides in Santa Barbara County, you can apply for cash to be spent on food. Cal-Fresh is giving ...
It's been three weeks since the powerful mudslides in Santa Barbara County killed at least 20 people. United States Coast Guard San Diego Sector crews were credited with saving dozens of parents and children during the disaster and were officially thanked on Tuesday by the San Diego City Council.
The state Department of Transportation said in a twitter posting that crews were nearly ready to reopen the highway Tuesday after a previous landslide when the new slide came down. The mudslides follow days of rain that have been heavier in the North Sound region. An earlier slide also blocked Highway 11, but that one ...
Reached by phone yesterday morning, Phillip Frankland Lee had only good things to say about Montecito's response to the deadly mudslide that claimed the lives of nearly two dozen people, from the city and county government agencies to consumers ready to spend heavily and invest locally in projects ...
After Deadly mudslides In California, Residents Are Trying To Plan For Next Time ... mudslides and debris flow in Southern California killed more than 20 people in January. Public safety officials say people in flow-prone areas throughout the western U.S. need to spend more time preparing for the ...
Rescuers recover the body of a victim of a landslide in Cijeruk, West Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Seasonal downpours cause dozens of landslides and flash floods each year in Indonesia, an archipelago of more than 17,000 islands where millions of people live in mountainous areas or on flood ...
landslides and flooding have shut down two highways north of Everett - including a major connector for North Sound commuters. Highway 9 is closed in both ... Water is running over the roadway in several places, and a mudslide has brought down large trees, mud, rocks and other debris. There's a 10-foot concrete well ...
The slide that most closely resembles the Rattlesnake Ridge slide is the Toppenish Ridge landslide, according to Charlie Hammond, a geologist with Cornforth Consultants, a Portland-based geotechnical firm hired to monitor the Rattlesnake Ridge slide by the operators of a quarry at the base of the slide.
RIVERDALE, Utah - A landslide that began in November continues to devastate a family farm in Riverdale. Becky Meehan's farm is covered with thick mud and debris. In some spots, the mud is 5 feet deep. "This has been devastating to our family," Meehan said. Meehan's family uses the farm for their ...
Evacuated Montecito residents got the all-clear from officials to return home, but now they are faced with another issue caused by the mudslides. Neighborhoods overrun by the Jan. 9 mudslides are now dealing with unhealthy layers of mud in their yards, NBC4 media partner KPCC reports. Sewage from ...


 

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