Landslides and mudslides

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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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 - 5:11 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 torrential rains and heavy winds. Franklin strengthened into the first hurricane of the Atlantic season on Wednesday...
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Paramilitary policemen carry boxes of supplies past a section of road blocked by a landslide after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou county in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Stranded tourists and residents struggled Wednesday to clear roads and cope with power cuts caused by a powerful earthquake that killed several people and injured hundreds more. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 1:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 20 people and injured 431. The Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth under the Chinese Academy...
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Paramilitary policemen carry boxes of supplies past a section of road blocked by a landslide after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou county in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Stranded tourists and residents struggled Wednesday to clear roads and cope with power cuts caused by a powerful earthquake that killed several people and injured hundreds more. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 11:29 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 19 people. The official Xinhua News Agency said the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth...
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The Trempealeau River flooded in downtown Arcadia, Wis., Thursday, July 20, 2017. Several hundred people in the Trempealeau County city of Arcadia voluntarily evacuated flooded neighborhoods and the downtown area starting about 2:30 a.m., Mayor Robert Reichwein told The Associated Press. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 4:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia as heavy rain sent a creek over its banks. The waterlogged city was among those affected by more widespread storm damage and flooding in Wisconsin and Minnesota that...
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July 18, 2017 - 1:28 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway has been reopened after a rock slide made driving unsafe. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the shutdown occurred between Milepost 402, about 3 miles south of the N.C. Arboretum entrance, to Mount Pisgah near Milepost 409. Parkway...
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Women grieves near a bodies covered by tarp at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found bodies, but more than 100 people remained missing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 25, 2017 - 6:00 am
MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China. More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs were looking for signs of life amid the...
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Rescuers with sniffer dogs stand near an earthmoving equipment digging at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found bodies, but more than 100 people remained missing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 25, 2017 - 3:29 am
MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Chinese crews recovered nine bodies and were still searching for 109 others on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan. More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs were looking for...
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Rescuers with sniffer dogs stand near an earthmoving equipment digging at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found bodies, but more than 100 people remained missing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
June 25, 2017 - 2:31 am
MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Chinese crews have recovered nine bodies and are still searching for 109 others about 30 hours after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan. More than 2,500 rescuers have arrived in Xinmo village in Mao country to...
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In this Saturday, June 24, 2017 photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province. Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China on Saturday found bodies, but more than 100 people remained missing. (Jiang Hongjing/Xinhua via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 8:48 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and dogs to look...
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