Landslides and mudslides

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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Emergency personnel work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said.(Chinatopix via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 7:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — 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 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and dogs to look for...
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Emergency personnel and local people work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said.(Chinatopix via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 5:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a...
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Emergency personnel and earthmoving equipment work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. (Chinatopix via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 2:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — More than 100 people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. The landslide from a mountain engulfed a cluster of more than 40 homes and a hotel in the...
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June 23, 2017 - 10:27 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A county government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes are feared buried by a landslide that crashed into their homes. The government of Mao county in Sichuan province says the landslide from a mountain fell onto the village of Xinmo at about 6 a.m. Saturday...
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June 11, 2017 - 11:44 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Dozens of villagers in northwestern Greece have evacuated their homes after a lignite mine nearby collapsed. All 182 inhabitants of the village of Anargyroi have been housed in hotels after leaving their homes, some of which are already collapsing in the unstable soil, a...
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