Landslides and mudslides

December 26, 2017 - 10:08 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — People in an Austrian mountain village are spending an unusually quiet Christmas holiday period after a rockslide cut off access to the town. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that some 150 people were stuck at home in Vals, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of...
Read More
This image made from video shows debris from tropical storm Tembin, in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. (AP Photo)
December 25, 2017 - 11:27 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta had been evacuated as the region braced for the...
Read More
In this image made from video taken Dec. 24, 2017, people stand in the area damaged by storm Tembin in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines. Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.(AP Photo)
December 25, 2017 - 2:31 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters as the death toll from a powerful storm continued to climb. The government's disaster agency said Monday that Tropical Storm Tembin has left at...
Read More
In this image made from video taken Dec. 24, 2017, people stand in the area damaged by storm Tembin in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines. Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.(AP Photo)
December 24, 2017 - 11:50 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year. Tropical Storm Tembin unleashed landslides and flash floods...
Read More
In this photo made from video by Aclimah Disumala, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, villagers cross raging flood waters in Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga Pennisula, southern Philippines. A tropical storm has unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines leaving dozens of people dead. (Aclimah Disumala via the AP)
December 23, 2017 - 9:20 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said. Most of the deaths from Tropical Storm Tembin, which...
Read More
An Albanian man walks in flooded streets near Ura e Mifolit (Mifoli Bridge), Vlora district, 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of the capital Tirana, after army forces evacuated people stranded when non-stop rain caused Vjosa riverbanks to burst in the south of the country, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. At least one person has died in the last three days of heavy rainfall that has flooded many parts of Albania, temporarily paralyzing its ports and suspending flights from its only international airport. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
December 02, 2017 - 8:25 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Soldiers and police evacuated hundreds of residents in southern Albania on Saturday amid persistent rain in the country that has caused riverbanks to burst, flooding several villages and inundating thousands of homes. Many roads in the region have been blocked by mudslides...
Read More
November 03, 2017 - 9:58 am
KHAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a mudslide has killed eight children and wounded two others in the country's northwest near the Afghan border. Arif Khan said the children, of ages 8 to 10, were collecting mud for their houses Friday when the mudslide buried them in the village of...
Read More
October 23, 2017 - 7:52 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in North Carolina (all times local): 7:52 p.m. The National Weather Service reports storm damage in western North Carolina after severe weather rumbled through the region. In Surry County, trees and power lines were brought down with a possible...
Read More
In this photo provided by Peter Zabrok, climber Ryan Sheridan who had just reached the top of El Capitan, a 7,569-foot (2,307 meter) formation, when a rock slide let loose below him Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. It was not immediately clear if there were new casualties, a day after another slab dropped from El Capitan, killing a British climber and injuring a second. (Peter Zabrok via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 2:58 am
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a second rock fall in Yosemite one day after a deadly slide (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Yosemite National Park has identified the British tourist killed by a massive rock fall. The park says 32-year-old Andrew Foster of Wales and his wife were...
Read More
This photo provided by Tamara Goode shows vehicles among a massive cloud of thick dust spreading across Yosemite Valley after a new rock fall from El Capitan Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite said on its Twitter page that the park was closing a road on the north side of the park because of the rock fall. Officials advised visitors to use the southern access road. (@wherestamara/Tamara Goode via AP)
September 28, 2017 - 9:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A massive new rock fall hit Yosemite National Park on Thursday, cracking with a thundering roar off the iconic El Capitan rock formation and sending huge plumes of white dust surging through the valley floor below. It was not immediately clear if there were new casualties, a...
Read More

Pages