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A car sits stranded in flooded water on Highway 101 in Montecito, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged and several people were killed Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that ...
Search-and-rescue dogs are leading the efforts to find the missing in the wake of deadly mudslides that swallowed neighborhoods in Southern California. The challenges are mounting for first responders. More than 36 hours after the floods began, crews were poking through mud with sticks looking for ...
As the death toll rose to 15 in the Montecito mudslide disaster, family members continue to frantically look for loved ones who might still be missing. At the evacuation center at Santa Barbara City College on Monday night, someone had put up a white posterboard, with "message board" scrawled in black.
Connor McManigal was shaken awake by his father. flash floods had forced Montecito Creek to erupt, sending torrents of muddy water barreling through the hillsides. The two scrambled to escape but were swept up in the deluge and separated. McManigal, 23, was whisked nearly a mile away down the ...
The small white border collie with black spots ran up the side of what used to be a roof of a house at Olive Mill and Hot Springs roads with his handler, Capt. Davis Doty of the Orange County Fire Authority. "Kneel!" Doty yelled at Jester. He obeyed. For first responders searching through the mud and ...

MONTECITO, Calif. -- A family of five, including a newborn baby, were rescued following a dangerous mudslide in Monecito Tuesday, CBS Los Angeles reports. The mudslides came as heavy rains hit the fire-scarred hills above the city. At least 15 people were confirmed dead, Santa Barbara County ...
Emergency responders in Southern California are working to rescue hundreds of people who have been cut off by mud and debris, following a powerful winter storm. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the NPR stories you ...
To the editor: climate change may be lengthening the Southern California fire season, but heavy rains that follow fires that then result in mudslides are a longtime fact of our geography. ("Sudden, unstoppable and deadly: mudslides bring destruction with nowhere to hide," Jan. 10). The New Yorker ...
Roy Rohter, the founder of St. Augustine Academy in Ventura, California, died Tuesday when heavy rain unleashed flash floods, mudslides and debris flow in the southern part of the state, according to the Catholic school's headmaster, Michael Van Hecke. A mudslide swept Rohter and his wife, Theresa ...
The mud cascaded down scorched, blackened slopes still blanketed with ash. With no trees or vegetation to slow the surge it swept rocks and boulders from the Verdugo mountains into a thunderous river. Jeannette Abney, 88, watched in horror not believing slopes could so quickly turn to sludge and so ...
Heavy rain wreaked havoc along Southland roads on Tuesday, triggering mudslides as well as multiple freeway closures. (KABC). KABC. By Darsha ... In Malibu, mudslides closed down a stretch of Topanga Canyon Boulevard between Pacific Coast Highway and Grand View Drive. The duration of the ...
The hills above Burbank, which were hit by a major wildfire in summer, saw mudflows sweep away several cars Tuesday morning. There were no reports of injuries, but officials urged residents to stay away from the area. Portions of the Burbank burn zone were evacuated Monday. They include: -- Country ...
"We haven't had this much rain in a while," said Stuart Seto, a weather specialist with the National Weather Service in Oxnard, southeast of where the mudslides occurred. The mountains that rise from the Pacific Coast have seen as much as five inches of rain over the past two days, drenching the ...
Crews spent Monday checking for possible mudslides in Santa Rosa and much of Sonoma County during heavy rain. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Wayne Freedman and Amy Hollyfield. Monday, January 08, 2018 05:44PM. SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) --. The strongest storm of the season is here and it's especially worrisome for ...
As Caltrans workers and private contractors work seven days a week to rebuild Highway 1 at Mud Creek, they've learned to watch for water coming at them from two directions: the surf below and the sky above. There's been plenty of progress on the work site, and Caltrans says the $40 million project ...
Those who live in the Thomas Fire burn areas are being evacuated once again. Now, mudslides and flash flooding threaten the area. With no vegetation to hold back the rainwater, hillsides that were set ablaze can shed twice as much runoff for the same amount of rain. Crews are clearing debris basins in ...

Evacuations ordered San Fernando Valley canyon areas amid possible mudslides in recent burn areas. email ... Kagel, Lopez and Little Tujunga canyons are the first areas to be under mandatory evacuations amid mudslide concerns for multiple burned regions in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
mudslide, Flooding Fears As rain Moves Into SoCal. Areas battered by the December 2017 wildfires will be especially susceptible to flash floods and debris flows. By Staff Report. Published at 9:41 AM PST on Jan 7, 2018 | Updated at 6:21 AM PST on Jan 8, 2018 ...
Officials have ordered thousands of people who were affected by recent wildfires in Southern California to evacuate as an upcoming winter storm poses a threat for mudslides and flash floods. Interested in weather? Add Weather as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Weather news, video, and ...
mudslides and flash floods, or at least the potential for them, raised new danger for Southern California on Monday as mandatory evacuations were issued for regions already devastated by wildfires and now facing the first major rainstorm of the season. "This strong storm is expected to produce heavy rain, ...
He explained that collapsing walls, landslides and drowning were the main cause of death. The minister declared that the city's poor sewerage system was partly to blame. Ten of Kinshasa's 24 districts experienced power cuts after the banks of Kalamu river gave way and flooded a substation. The city has ...
Nearly 70 people live on a sliver of land wedged between Interstate 82 and Rattlesnake Ridge in central Washington state. A massive chunk of the ridge is moving, and cracking, and Geologists say it will likely cause a landslide. In a depression below the cracked ridge just east of the interstate, two ...
With any major reissue, it's always interesting to hear demo versions of some of your favorite song to hear how they evolved in the studio. The upcoming reissue of Fleetwood Mac's 1975 self-titled album is no different. In the lead-up to its January 19 release, the early version of the classic "Landslide" was ...
A flash flood watch for Sonoma County and parts of Mendocino County through Tuesday morning along with a wind advisory was issued Sunday as forecasters warned rainfall could trigger mudslides in areas that burned during October's wildfires. The storm moving into the region was expected to bring ...
A landslide at a jade mine in Waykha village, Seikmu village-tracts, Phakant, killed five yaymasay illegal jade pickers and injured two. Similarly another landslide at Jade Land Company and private jade mine No. 53 near Maw Mawng Bum village on January 4 killed six yaymasay jade pickers, and one was ...
Los Angeles -- Forecasters say a storm expected to bring heavy rain to California could drop several inches in recent burn areas, raising the risk of mudslides on hillsides made bare by flames. The National Weather Service says up to 6 inches of rain could fall starting Monday in parts of Santa Barbara ...
floods, mudslides Worry for Residents Near Lilac Fire Damage. San Diego's first winter storm is forecast to hit next week. By Mackenzie Maynard. Published 2 minutes ago | Updated 44 minutes ago ...
Flooding, Debris Flows and mudslides Possible in California's Burn Areas as First Significant Storm of the Season Takes Aim ... The National Weather Service has issued flash flood watches for the burn areas of northern and Southern California because of this flash flood, mudslide and debris-flow concern.
California Burn Areas Brace for rain, Possible mudslides. Forecasters say a storm expected to bring heavy rain to California could drop several inches in recent burn areas, raising the risk of mudslides on hillsides made bare by flames. Jan. 7, 2018, at 4:28 p.m.. California Burn Areas Brace for Rain, Possible mudslides ...
Mumbai: Rattled by the landslide at the site for the airport at Navi Mumbai on Saturday, allegedly due to blasting work, villagers of Siddharth Nagar and Ganeshpuri said they will be disrupting work from Monday till they are rehabilitated. Four villagers and a seven-year-old boy were injured in the landslide, ...
The "worst case scenario," it seems, is that the landslide could begin moving much more rapidly. If that were to happen, it could impact infrastructure, including the highway that runs through Yakima Valley. Such predictions have alarmed residents who live in the quarry at the bottom of Rattlesnake Ridge.
FOUR MONTHS AFTER the landslides that killed her husband and more than a thousand others, Mariama Kamara has returned to the mountainside that collapsed onto their home to live in an unfinished building. Kamara is one of hundreds of Sierra Leoneans recently kicked out of three government ...
MIRI : A total of 29 people from eight families were evacuated to two temporary evacuation centres after their house were affected by flood and landslide last night. Victims of landslide from Kampung Lereng Bukit totalling 24 people (seven families) including children were evacuated to Kampung Lereng ...
Among the areas affected in Portland are the Rio Grande Valley, where the communities of Cornwall Barracks, Moore Town, Berrydale and Bellevue are now inaccessible due to massive flooding and landslides. landslides and flooding are also affecting access into the communities of Durham Gap, ...
More than six people were injured after hill cutting and blasting work at the proposed Navi Mumbai airport site triggered a landslide on Saturday. The NRI coastal police have registered a case against GVK group and its sub contractor, RBR, under Sections 286 (Negligent conduct with respect to explosive ...
With the first major storm of the season expected to hit Southern California on Monday, residents in the Thomas, Creek and Skirball fire burn areas must now prepare for potential mudslides. The U.S. Geological Survey has mapped the mudslide risks. In Santa Barbara County, towns north of the 101 are ...
An expert in the geology of Central Washington warned Friday that a landslide from Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima could be much more destructive than government officials project, slamming into Interstate 82 and the Yakima River. Bruce Bjornstad, a retired geologist from Pacific Northwest National ...
With any major reissue, it's always interesting to hear demo versions of some of your favorite song to hear how they evolved in the studio. The upcoming reissue of Fleetwood Mac's 1975 self-titled album is no different. In the lead-up to its January 19 release, the early version of the classic "Landslide" was ...
Myanmar's Hpakant region, where up to 90 percent of the world's jadeite is mined, has seen a significant number of deaths over the past few years from a string of deadly landslides where slag heaps have collapsed on scavengers, who search amid dangerous mountains of rubble and tailings in jade mines ...
Some 20 local, state and federal agencies, along with the Yakama Nation, are working on a myriad of actions ranging from monitoring sophisticated GPS technology tracking soil movement to helping with evacuations. Among those leaving a small community of trailers and buildings at the base of the ridge ...
The cantonal road between Frutigen and Adelboden in the Bernese Oberland will reopen at 6am on Saturday, the ski authorities said. The road was closed on Thursday evening after heavy rain triggered two mudslides. The FIS said volunteers had been digging overnight to clear the road so fans can make ...
A landslide along the railway line between Newry, County Down, and Dundalk, County Louth, has disrupted cross-border train services. The line was closed between the two stations on Thursday evening due to "subsidence" on the track north of Dundalk, according to Translink. Passengers were bussed ...
Yangon, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- Six people were killed and another one was injured in landslide near a jade mine in Myanmar's Kachin state on Thursday evening, the Information Ministry said on Friday. The landslide occurred due to the collapse of a 45.7-meter-high, 60.9 meter-long spoil tip which was ...
Head of the geological planning expedition of the National Geological Exploration Service under the Ministry of ecology and natural resources Aziz Garalov has shared information about the situation on landslide areas in Azerbaijan. Activation of landslide areas on the Degadi-Palikesh highway was ...
While 1976's Rumours is largely regarded as Fleetwood Mac's magnum opus and the album that solidified the classic line up of the group, possibly the band's most recognized song appeared on its self-titled album one year prior. "Landslide" is pretty much a Stevie Nicks solo-outing--she is the only ...
The "Landslide" outtake sounds surprisingly similar to the final version. Nicks' voice has a little more rawness on the edges here, and where the album cut features Lindsey Buckingham's multi-tracked acoustic guitars and a brief electric solo, this version includes just a single acoustic-guitar track and some ...
A winter storm is forecast to strike next week in Southern California that could bring up to 4 inches of rain and result in mudslides or flooding in some wildfire-scarred areas. Crews were scrambling this week to clean out debris in catch basins and prepare for heavy rains forecast to fall in burn areas Tuesday ...
UNION GAP, Wash. - People are being warned to leave their homes because of a growing crack in Rattlesnake Ridge in Yakima County, east of Union Gap. Officials fear it could cause a landslide that could shut down Interstate 82 and fall on homes in Moxee.
Near the town of Union Gap in South Central Washington state, a massive chunk of Rattlesnake Ridge is moving ever more quickly. Geologists say it will likely cause a landslide. And when does come fully down, it could take out roads, infrastructure and in the worst-case scenario, dam up the Yakima River.


 

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