Landslides and mudslides

Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the site of a mudslide in Regent, east of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Mudslides and torrential flooding has killed many people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims thought to be trapped in homes buried under tons of mud. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 14, 2017 - 6:40 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed more than 300 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims trapped in homes buried under tons of mud. Survivors and volunteers dug through the mud and debris at times with...
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In this image made available by Society 4 Climate Change Communication - Sierra Leone, people survey the damage after mudslides in Regent, east of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday Aug. 14, 2017. Mudslides after heavy rains and flooding killed scores of people in Sierra Leone's capital on Monday. (Society 4 Climate Change Communication via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Mudslides and torrential flooding killed at least 250 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims trapped in homes buried under tons of mud. Survivors and volunteers dug through the mud and debris at times with...
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August 14, 2017 - 9:10 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone's capital. Bodies were spread out...
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August 14, 2017 - 9:05 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding early in the day killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone's capital. Bodies were spread out on the floor of a morgue, Sinneh Kamara,...
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August 14, 2017 - 8:58 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Relatives dug through the mud in search of their loved ones and a morgue overflowed with bodies Monday after heavy rains and flooding killed at least 200 people in Sierra Leone's capital. Bodies were spread out on the floor of a morgue, Sinneh Kamara, a coroner...
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August 14, 2017 - 8:53 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A morgue official in Sierra Leone's capital says more than 200 bodies have been brought in following heavy flooding and mudslides. Sinneh Kamara, a coroner technician at the Connaught Hospital mortuary, told the national broadcaster early Monday that the number of...
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August 14, 2017 - 8:39 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone say at least 21 people are dead amid heavy flooding. Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding downtown streets and creating mudslides in hilly areas. Sierra Leone's national television broadcaster interrupted...
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Villagers wade through a flooded area in Murkata village east of Gauhati, India, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. In the northeastern Indian state of Assam, the floodwaters have damaged bridges, downed power lines and washed away thousands of homes. Officials said at least 2.5 million people had been affected, including some 200,000 now staying in 440 relief camps. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
August 14, 2017 - 7:06 am
KUNAULI, Nepal (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 173 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster,...
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Villagers wade through a flooded area in Murkata village east of Gauhati, India, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. In the northeastern Indian state of Assam, the floodwaters have damaged bridges, downed power lines and washed away thousands of homes. Officials said at least 2.5 million people had been affected, including some 200,000 now staying in 440 relief camps. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
August 14, 2017 - 5:24 am
GAUHATI, India (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that killed at least 160 people in recent days and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh. Officials said Monday that they were still trying to determine the scale of the disaster,...
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Fishermen move their boats, normally moored in the Gulf of Mexico, onto a coastal road to protect them ahead of the arrival of Tropical Storm Franklin, in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. A strengthening Tropical Storm Franklin took aim at Mexico's central Gulf coast after a relatively mild run across the Yucatan Peninsula, with forecasts saying it would grow into a hurricane before making its second landfall late Wednesday or early Thursday. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
August 10, 2017 - 6:04 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Franklin roared ashore on Mexico's central Gulf coast early Thursday, threatening to pound a mountainous region prone to flash floods and mudslides with rains and heavy winds before weakening to a tropical storm. Franklin strengthened into the first hurricane of the...
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