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LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - Geotechnical specialists are evaluating a potential landslide in southwest Washington after residents noticed land movement and officials evacuated the area. The Daily News reports a Washington Department of Natural Resources geologic study found fault lines where the ground in ...
MONROE -- Two miners escaped serious injury in a mudslide Monday, at Cadman's High Rock site south of Monroe. The men were working at 2:30 p.m., in the base of the quarry in the 19600 block of Highway 203, when part of their excavator got stuck, Snohomish County Fire District 7 battalion ...

A construction worker trapped beneath tons of rubble and sand after a landslide on Durban's Bluff was rescued in a marathon operation on Tuesday afternoon. It is understood that the man was part of a team of construction workers tasked with building a retaining wall at a Belmont Road property.
Tropical Storm Fakir has caused at least two deaths after it unleashed a direct hit on La Reunion on Tuesday. The island nation of Mauritius also took a direct hit, but there have been no reports of fatalities at this time. A tropical low northeast of Madagascar quickly intensified into Tropical Storm Fakir late ...
CINCINNATI -- A thoroughfare for Cincinnati's West Side will be closed through Wednesday after a landslide. Elberon Avenue was shut down in both directions Tuesday, from Mount Hope Avenue to Purcell Avenue. The road, climbing from the Mill Creek Valley into East Price Hill, is the site of ...
A landslide and flash flood on the Vanuatu island of Ambae is complicating evacuation efforts, with as many as 800 people now sheltering in emergency relief centres. Ambae Island is home to 11,000 people, and for the second time in six months Manaro volcano on top of Mount Lombenben has ...

Landslide forces evacuations from homes in Millvale ... A landslide in Millvale has forced multiple homes to be evacuated. The slide is affecting the area of Spring Street and Stanton Avenue. Advertisement. More rain means more problems. Another landslide forcing residents out of their homes. This time ...
The Penticton Speedway is getting cleaned up after a mudslide. Owner Johnny Aantjes said a large area of a slope above the track gave way, taking out trees and displacing water near the tailgating area which then flooded into the tailgate section and on to the racetrack. READ MORE: Landslide threat ...
Santa Barbara County Public Works crews are restoring local beaches to their conditions prior to the Montecito mudslides. A lot of mud and dirt was taken to Carpinteria and Goleta beaches, and now sediment layers are being removed from the shorelines. Public Works is underway in the cleanup ...
MONTECITO, Calif. - Laguna Blanca Lower School students are finally back on campus in Montecito -- more than three months after the mudslide. They've been attending classes at the Girls Inc. facility in Goleta since January 2018. On Monday, the kids, grades early K through Fourth, were welcomed ... School
Officials: Landslide appears to be stable, for now. By Justin Kase |. Posted: Thu 10:23 PM, Apr 19, 2018 |. Updated: Fri 11:53 PM, Apr 20, 2018. LEATHERWOOD, Ky. (WYMT) - Update 4/20/18. Inspectors from the Division of Abandoned Mine Lands visited the site of the slide again Friday. They say the slide still appears to ... School
Norway Avenue between Forest Road and Stamford Park Drive reopened to motorists Friday after being closed in mid-February following a landslide that brought down telephone ... Although the landslide along Norway Avenue protruded onto a city road, repairs are being paid for by Woodmere Cemetery. School
A portion of highway along Kauai's north shore blocked by landslides after a weekend deluge will remain closed for several weeks. Crews are working to clear more than a dozen landslides on Kuhio Highway along the island's north shore. ... She's more upset that a landslide covered a local cemetery. School
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. - A massive mudslide is making its way onto Frontage Road in the southern end of Washington Lands in Marshall County. Residents said the slide started Easter weekend, and the mud and debris has been slowly moving down the hill ever since. They are concerned that a heavy ... School
An evacuation order was issued by the Osoyoos Indian Band chief and council due to the risk of landslides. The order, which was also posted to Facebook by the Oliver Fire Department, said anyone in homes south of Water Dog Lake on Nk'Mip Road up to and including the Osoyoos Cottages must leave ... School
Last week, regional officials expanded the number of houses under the evacuation alert to 148, and declared a state of emergency, north of Oliver over fears of flooding and a mudslide from an overflowing dam and culvert. Of those 148 properties on alert, 16 are now on evacuation order, said Graham. School
SCHENECTADY - The city failed to provide warnings about a leaking water pipe that led to a damaging mudslide, owners of one of the buildings allege in a claim filed against the city. David and Bruce Baker say the city is to blame for the damage to their rental property at 225 Nott Terrace because officials ... School

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The City of Schenectady could be facing legal action following a mudslide that happened in late January. One man says he could be facing the repercussions of the event for the rest of his life. The hill is stabilized now but some people say they are still dealing with the ... School
As cleanup continues following devastating flooding and mudslides last weekend, the Hawaiian Islands will face another round of heavy rainfall to end the week. In addition to slowing recovery efforts and dampening vacation plans, the wet weather will renew the dangers of flooding, mudslides and debris ... School
Now, three months after the mudslides, normality is returning. Roads and businesses have reopened. Insurance companies have started paying some of the claims totalling $421m. Tourists are back. The town's carved, hand-painted street signs are being repaired. “Signs of recovery,” the Montecito Journal ... School
Landslide at Jennycliff prompts warning for walkers. Wind and rain are thought to have eroded the cliff side. Share; Comments. By. Rachael DoddReporter. 13:15, 2 APR 2018; Updated 13:29, 2 APR 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News ... School
Nearly a year after the devastating landslide which destroyed two houses along Sunnybrae-Canoe Point road on April 7, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is preparing to map the mountain it originated on in hopes of preventing or minimizing the effects of future slides. Derek Sutherland, the regional ... School
The Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, has swept to a landslide victory after an election in which his only challenger was a supporter of his rule. Results announced on Monday afternoon gave Sisi 97.08% of valid votes on a 41.5% turnout, a slight increase in the number of votes in his favour despite a ... School
A double-barreled storm will take aim on California with drenching rain, high-country snow and the risk of flooding and mudslides later this week. The first of two rounds of rain and high-country snow is scheduled to roll ashore into Northern California during Thursday night. The rainfall during Thursday night ... School
EAST PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some East Pittsburgh residents were forced to evacuate Monday after a landslide caused a water line break. It happened in the 300 ... According to Allegheny County officials, a landslide caused some damage to a water line and residents had to evacuate. East Pittsburgh: ... School
More than $421 million in claims have been filed since deadly mudslides tore through the coastal community of Montecito during extremely heavy January rains, California's insurance commissioner said Monday. Insurers have received more than 2,000 claims for residential and commercial losses, ... School
As the mudslide cleanup continues in Montecito on Jan. ... Family members of victims killed in the Montecito mudslides filed wrongful-death lawsuits Wednesday against Southern California Edison, alleging the utility company negligently started the Thomas Fire that subsequently led to the deadly debris ... School
Egypt's President Sisi headed for landslide victory in election decried by critics as a farce. By Salma Islam Alexandra Zavis. Mar 29, 2018 | 2:40 PM. | Cairo. Egypt's President Sisi headed for landslide victory in election decried by critics as a farce. Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi dance outside a polling ... School
Wayne County, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- According to the Wayne County 911 dispatcher, there are reports of a rock slide on U.S. 52 near Prichard. The dispatcher told WSAZ that it is in the eastbound lanes at Gragston Creek. That is about one mile north of Prichard. The dispatcher said the Department of ... School
A California man whose partner was killed during devastating coastal mudslides in January is among residents suing a utility company, alleging its faulty equipment sparked a huge wildfire that stripped hillsides bare ahead of heavy rains that inundated their homes. Lalo Barajas and Peter Fleurat were ... School
... is reporting that all lanes of W.Va. Route 2 in St. Marys are now open after an early morning mudslide closed one northbound lane. ... Overnight rains have caused the closure of Route 2 in St. Marys near Middle Island Creek Road due to a reported mudslide. Wood County 911 received the call from the ... School
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Worried about potential landslides because of the persistent rainy weather, City of Pittsburgh officials preemptively closed a couple roads in Squirrel Hill on Thursday due to the threat of a landslide. According to the Mayor's Office, crews shut down sections of Commercial Street in ... School
Lawsuits from those impacted by the mudslides in southern Santa Barbara County are beginning to pile up against Southern California Edison. They claim the utility company's negligence sparked the Thomas Fire and resulting damage on Jan. 9, 2018. Lalo Barajas, whose life partner Peter Fleurat died ... School
Heavy rains have caused flash flooding in Cairns and a rock slide has closed a Queensland highway in the state's far north. The Kuranda Range section of the Kennedy Highway is closed after a rockslide and drivers should expect long delays, police say. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe ... School
After a more than 10-hour closure Friday, Highway 223 from Arvin to the intersection of Highway 58 reopened as of 2:25 p.m., said Caltrans District 6 public information officer Christian Lukens. A mudslide and creek overflow had closed the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol. Earlier in the ... School
LA CONCHITA, Calif. - 13 years ago, 10 people were killed and 27 homes were destroyed when the La Conchita hillside buried the small beach side community. The last survivor of the 2005 landslide feels like she's right there with the victims of the Montecito debris flow. She hopes by sharing her story, she ... School
A new NASA computer model identifies landslide hazards around the world every 30 minutes, potentially allowing scientists and first responders to get a jump on these natural disasters, a new study reports. "Landslides can cause widespread destruction and fatalities, but we really don't have a complete ... School
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - A mudslide has shut down a portion of Highway 192 in both directions near the 3000 block of Foothill Road. California Highway Patrol says barricades have been put up for safety to protect from mudflow. All homes have been determined to be safe, according to the ... School
Parts of Southern California are bracing for mudslides as the rain pours down today. We're talking about the same area where wildfires late last year destroyed a lot of the hillside foliage - trees and brush that would help prevent mudslides like the one that killed at least 21 people back in January. School
Email. Heavy rain has Southern California on alert for flash flooding and mudslides today, two months after deadly mudslides in Montecito. ... Dave Zaniboni of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department described the aftermath of the January mudslide as a "battlefield" and "unrecognizable." "I've been ... School
For Montecito, California, which endured deadly mudslides two months ago, this storm could bring more debris flow. In Santa Barbara County, ... Dave Zaniboni of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department described the aftermath of the January mudslide as a "battlefield" and "unrecognizable." PHOTO: A ... School
KILAUEA — A landslide, the fourth in three weeks on the North Shore, occurred on Kuhio Highway just south of the Kalihiwai Bridge about 5 p.m. Friday. Both lanes were blocked while the debris was being cleared. “State highways is on scene cleaning up the debris and will be opening the roadway shortly ... School
Topanga Canyon Blvd closure: More rain expected after mudslide prompts shutdown. Email. share; share; tweet; email. EMBED ... Cleanup efforts continued on Friday afternoon in the aftermath of the mudslide that smothered the boulevard with goopy mud and debris. No one was injured in the incident, but ... School
Access to Topanga Canyon to Remain Closed Through Weekend After Mudslide. KNBC-TV. A Scion is stuck in a mudslide on Topanga Canyon Boulevard near Malibu Thursday March 15, 2018. A four-mile stretch of Topanga Canyon Boulevard will remain closed through at least Sunday night after a ... School
WAINIHA — A landslide and raging waters in the Hanalei River closed Kuhio Highway at two places on Thursday. But, by mid-afternoon, the road was cleared and reopened and a break in the clouds gave the island a little time to dry out. “We opened the shelter three different times,” said Padraic Gallagher, ... School
Southern California's dramatic and varied landscape can be breath-taking, but at the same time vulnerable to dangerous landslides. The map above shows areas susceptible to deep-seated landslides based on past landslides in each location, steepness of the slope and rock characteristics. Darker reds ... School
Many local businesses are playing hosts to the NAIA teams competing in Billings this week for the NAIA championship. One of those businesses is City Brew and they said their team made had quite a journey to get to the championship. Westmont College made it through a wildfire, mudslide, and ... School
California Highway Patrol received reports of the first mudslide at 1:48 a.m. Up to five vehicles were stuck. A second mudslide was reported an estimated 100 yards away from the original site, where one vehicle remains trapped. Topanga Canyon Boulevard from Pacific Coast Highway to Grand View Drive ... School
A rock slide discovered Tuesday morning is blocking both directions of Highway 1 three miles south of Lucia. Loading… Post to Facebook. Cal Trans: Rock slide blocking Highway 1 near Lucia A rock slide discovered Tuesday morning is blocking both directions of Highway 1 three miles south of Lucia. School
Two roads were closed Tuesday evening in Tulare County after heavy flooding caused mudslides, according to the Tulare County Sheriff's Office. Highway 190 at Powerhouse Bridge in the Camp Nelson/Springville area is closed, and there are reports of 3 feet of water flooding the roadway, the sheriff's ... School


 

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