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Jakarta, Oct 26 (Bernama) -- Eleven men are believed to have been buried alive when a mudslide occurred while they were illegally prospecting for gold in the district of Merangin, Jambi in Sumatera, yesterday.

KUANTAN, Oct 25 (Bernama) -- The Bukit Goh area is facing a mudslide threat if heavy rain persists throughout the monsoon season which is expected to begin in mid-November.
rain will douse California late this week, with the potential for some rain to reach southern portions of the state. While the rain will be beneficial in terms of the drought, enough rain can fall to cause travel disruptions and localized flash ...
flooding and mudslides can increase dramatically, according to officials with the California Department of Water Resources and Cal Fire.
Two golfers walk the fairway during a round of golf in the rain at Arrowhead Country Club in San Bernardino on Monday. That rainstorm didn't lead to mudflows in San Bernardino County burn areas, but rain arriving Thursday into Friday might cause problems.

rain could bring flooding, mudslides to Southern California. A downpour that brought out umbrellas at Vermont Avenue and Olympic Boulevard early Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, is expected to be followed by another story system on Friday.
From left, Andrew Angelotti, Dustin Moshier and Dave Robins, shown in a photo from October 2015, were among the eight pilots who volunteered their services by making numerous flights between Mojave and Tehachapi airports in an effort to assist stranded ...
THE Aberfan disaster was a catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in the Welsh village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, on October 21, 1966, which killed 116 children and 28 adults.
The Columbia ditch will be closed until Saturday, following a mudslide that occurred near the Big Hill water treatment plant during stormy weather last weekend.
CHELAN - At about 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, Chelan County Public Works crews were notified by emergency services that mud was covering South Lakeshore Road, at about mile marker 6, in Chelan.
The Reds Meadow Valley Road is closed due to two mudslides, one substantial, which occurred late Sunday afternoon. The area received its first significant rain after a long dry summer.
Mud and debris forced the closure of the West Valley Highway in Pacific Tuesday morning. Pacific police said there was a small mudslide. A tree came down and knocked down some power lines. The stretch of road closed is between 3rd Ave. and Ellingson ...
Survivors said they had been complaining to the contractor that the retaining wall appeared too weak to hold the embankment of the under-bridge.
Hyderabad: A worker died and three others were injured in a mudslide that fell on them while working at a railway track site in the city on Monday.
Hyderabad: A contract worker, Srinivas, 29, working at the MMTS road under bridge (RUB) construction site, lost his life when a chunk of mud came crashing down on him in the early hours of Monday.

The Loma Fire burned nearly 4,000 acres just weeks ago, which is increasing the risk of mudslides. "The side of Loma Prieta where the fire was, there's nothing to hold the soil and if the rain continues like this, mudslides are going to be over there ...
flash floods struck Kern County and mudslides developed along Highway 58 and Interstate 5. According to Caltrans, 3.49 inches of rain hit Tehachapi in just 30 minutes.
The northbound lanes of Oregon's coastal highway were buried in nearly six feet of debris early Friday after a mudslide along a stretch of the highway just south of Yachats. An ODOT report said a contractor will come out later in the morning to clear ...
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Seattle - A judge ruled Tuesday that the state Attorney General's Office must pay sanctions because its expert witnesses destroyed documents ahead of a civil trial over the Oso mudslide. King County Superior Court Judge Roger Rogoff said the ...
OSO - Testimony is expected to begin this week in a civil trial that aims to decide whether anyone should be held responsible for the human suffering connected to the Oso mudslide. King County Superior Court Judge Roger Rogoff last week told lawyers ...
"This rainfall will produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides," the National Weather Service said Sunday.
"This rainfall will produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides," the National Weather Service said Sunday.
Guatemala City - With memories of the tragedy still alive, thousands of local residents commemorated Saturday the victims of the El Cambray II mudslide, which one year ago left some 280 people dead and 70 missing after collapsing on top of a poor ...
27, 2016 photo shows the street address and light meter of a home in the abandoned neighborhood El Cambray in Santa Catarina Pinula on the outskirts of Guatemala City, one year after a mudslide destroyed the neighborhood. The 181 homes that were ...
Drivers on U.S. 460 East near Johnson school Road in Thaxton are advised to use caution because of a mudslide in the right lane of the road, according to Virginia Department of Transportation Spokeswoman Jen Ward.
BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- A reported mudslide in Bedford County halted traffic on Route 460 near Johnson school Road on the way toward Lynchburg.
IVEL - Drivers frequently driving the stretch of U.S. 23 beginning around Tram can finally breathe a sigh of relief as construction has been completed on a mud slide that occurred the evening of May 25.
A landslide on Highway 99 near Lillooet has prompted a local First Nation to declare a state of emergency. Highway 99 is closed 15 kilometres north of Lillooet from Fountain Valley road to Pavillion-Clinton Road because of the slide.
Torrential rains and devastating flooding Sept. 22 unleashed a deadly mudslide, caused a train derailment near Ferryville, closed Hwy.
China Typhoon Megi: Rescuers struggle with mudslides and floods. 29 September 2016 Last updated at 10:41 BST. At least 32 people are missing in China's eastern Zhejiang Province after heavy rains triggered two landslides.
When Siglufjordur, a small mountain town in northern Iceland, was hit by a series of storms last summer, construction workers clearing a roadway soon found themselves dodging mudslides and contending with a flooded river. A crew member was injured, ...
The mudslide hit about 4 a.m., bringing the Wheatland Fire Department back to Victory for the second time that night. Department members had just gone back to the fire station in Redmound, four miles east of Victory, after getting paged out at 2:30 a.m ...
TOWN OF WHEATLAND, Wis. (WEAU) -- A flood-induced mudslide caused a two-vehicle crash in the Town of Wheatland on Thursday night.
At least one man died after a mudslide caused a home had slide onto Highway 35 in Vernon County, Wisconsin, reported.
Minneapolis, Minnesota Authorities in western Wisconsin have recovered the body of a man whose home was destroyed by a mudslide amid heavy rains that drenched the region. The home slid onto State Highway 35 and blocked the road near Victory ...
One person is dead after a mudslide caused a home to slide down the hillside above Highway 35 near Victory. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said the victim is identified as Michael T. McDonald, 53.
Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency for 13 counties in western Wisconsin after heavy rains caused flash flooding and mudslides Thursday. Several highways are closed due to flood damage and one fatality has been reported. A mudslide near ...
CLARK COUNTY - Authorities in western Wisconsin have recovered the body of a man whose home was destroyed by a mudslide amid heavy rains that drenched the region.
At least one person has died and a state of emergency has been declared in Wisconsin as heavy rains and flooding triggered mudslides and prompted evacuations and rescues in the Midwest. The body of a man was recovered Thursday in western ...
Authorities in western Wisconsin have recovered the body of a man whose home was destroyed by a mudslide amid heavy rains that drenched the region.
Man killed in Vernon County mudslide; heavy rains trigger flooding. Lee Newspapers; Updated 39 min ago; 0. Victory Rain Aftermath.
Highway closures remain in effect Thursday morning on a small group of roads in southeastern Minnesota, including Highway 16 west of Lanesboro, because of high water, mudslides or downed trees that were caused from heavy rains overnight, according to ...
A strong storm system is moving into Idaho and it could cause some heavy rain in the Central Mountains. Hydrologists warn, heavy rain near the Pioneer Fire might not be a good thing.
Three hundred people in China had to be evacuated from their homes after torrential rain caused widespread flooding and a number of roads were forced to close due to mudslides. The bad weather, which began on Tuesday all over China's south-west ...
Recent rainfalls total two to five inches in the La Crosse area, according to the National Weather Service. Those totals are well above the normal amount for the month of September in La Crosse County and with Wednesdays totals, this season is ranked ...
LA CROSSE (WKOW) -- The La Crosse area had three to five inches of rain by mid-morning Wednesday; too much for some of the steep, saturated hills in that area.
This morning, a mudslide was reported at mile marker 20 on southbound Hwy. 61 near Pickwick, Minn. A second mudslide was covering one lane of Hwy. 82 near De Soto. Water was reported over streets in Trempealeau. In La Crosse County Hwy.






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