Landslides and mudslides

A car stands in front of a closed road between Casaccia and Vicosoprano, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 after a new mudslide preceded by thunderstorms swept through villages in southeastern Switzerland, along the same path where a powerful, rocky mudslide left eight people missing and feared dead last week. (Giancarlo Cattaneo/Keystone via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 7:17 am
GENEVA (AP) — Thunderstorms set off a new mudslide through southeastern villages in Switzerland near the Italian border, rumbling along the same creek bed where a powerful, rocky mudslide left eight people missing and feared dead last week, authorities said Friday. The mudslide demolished several...
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August 27, 2017 - 4:44 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — More than 1,000 people have died from the mudslide and flood that hit Sierra Leone's capital nearly two weeks ago, a local leader and a minister said Sunday during services honoring the disaster's victims. The government had earlier put the death toll for the Aug. 14...
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A rocky mudslide rushes towards the village of Bondo, Graubuenden in southern Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, after it was already hit by one on Wednesday. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
August 26, 2017 - 7:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police on Saturday indefinitely suspended their search for eight people who went missing in the first of two landslides that sent rocks, mud and debris into a Swiss Alpine village. "All hints indicate that the missing persons were in the area of the first landslide on Wednesday...
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A rocky mudslide rushes towards the village of Bondo, Graubuenden in southern Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, after it was already hit by one on Wednesday. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
August 26, 2017 - 6:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say they have temporarily suspended their search for eight people who went missing in the first of two landslides that sent rocks, mud and debris into a Swiss Alpine village. Police said they were evaluating if emergency personnel could safely continue searching Saturday...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 shows a landslide that hit the village Bondo in southern Switzerland. Police say, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 eight people remain missing a day after mud- and rockslides swept through the small Swiss village near the Italian border. (Giancarlo Cattaneo/Keystone via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 12:38 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Rescue workers used a helicopter and dogs Thursday to search for eight people still missing in a Swiss Alpine valley a day after a muddy rockslide barreled through a village on the Italian border. Images from the scene showed a trail of destruction left by a river of mud and stone. An...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 shows a landslide that hit the village Bondo in southern Switzerland. Police say, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 eight people remain missing a day after mud- and rockslides swept through the small Swiss village near the Italian border. (Giancarlo Cattaneo/Keystone via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 6:41 am
GENEVA (AP) — Police said eight people were still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley on Thursday, a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small village near the Italian border. The village of Bondo, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Milan, was evacuated as the slide hit Wednesday...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, children displaced by recent heavy floods and mudslides wait for food ration in Freetown, Sierra Leone. More than a week after Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides, charities are grappling with how to help hundreds of children who lost parents in the disaster. It's particularly difficult in an impoverished West African country where an Ebola outbreak decimated many families just two years ago. Aid groups say they are on alert for child traffickers. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 24, 2017 - 6:34 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Seven-year-old Ali Mansaray must build a new life for himself after surviving the mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 500 people, including his parents, in Sierra Leone last week. Now he is being looked after by his grandmother, who was spared because she was...
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FILE- In this Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, the carcass of a tiger lies in floodwaters at the Bagori range inside Kaziranga National Park in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Devastating floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and displaced close to 40 million people from their homes across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh in recent days. (AP Photo/Uttam Saikia, File)
August 24, 2017 - 6:09 am
PATNA, India (AP) — Devastating floods triggered by seasonal monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and affected close to 40 million across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh, officials said Thursday. The rains have led to wide-scale flooding in a broad arc stretching...
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August 24, 2017 - 5:58 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Seven-year-old Ali Mansaray must build a new life for himself after surviving the mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 500 people, including his parents, in Sierra Leone last week. Now he is being looked after by his grandmother, who was spared because she was...
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August 24, 2017 - 5:26 am
GENEVA (AP) — Police say eight people are still missing a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small Swiss village near the Italian border. The village of Bondo was evacuated after the slide on Wednesday morning. Police in Graubuenden canton (state) say some buildings were damaged. Police said...
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