Landslides and mudslides

June 07, 2018 - 6:56 am
BAT CAVE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation says it will probably be next week before there's an estimate on when a road blocked by a landslide will reopen. The Times-News of Hendersonville reported the agency said the landslide blocking N.C. 9 just north of Bat Cave must...
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A motorcyclists drives away after checking out where the French Broad River flooded into Lyman Street in the River Arts District in Asheville, N.C on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. The soggy remnants of Alberto spread rain deeper into the nation's midsection after downing trees, triggering power outages and scattering flooding around the South. (Angeli Wright /The Asheville Citizen-Times via AP)
May 31, 2018 - 6:42 pm
The Latest on the effects of the remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Authorities in central Virginia say they are temporarily halting their search for one of two people swept away in a car by a flooded creek. The other person has been found dead. Albemarle County Fire...
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Workers clear debris from a parking lot washed out at a restaurant in Black Mountain, N.C., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 after heavy rains from the fringes of Subtropical Storm Alberto caused widespread flooding Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 31, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Rescuers searched Thursday for three people who disappeared in rural Virginia amid flooding that washed out roads and bridges and damaged homes as the effects of Subtropical Storm Alberto were felt across several states. Heavy rain from the storm's remnants caused flooding in central Virginia,...
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Dania Beach Ocean Rescue lifeguard Michael Vasta paddles out, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, as his colleague Peter Fournier watches from a beach tower in Dania Beach, Fla. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 12:02 pm
MARION, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 12 p.m. Subtropical Storm Alberto dealt a blow to sea turtle nests in southwest Florida. Five of Collier County's 218 sea turtle nests washed away during the weekend storm. Another 26 nests were inundated...
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Beachgoers walk on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Monday, May 28, 2018, as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches the Gulf Coast. The storm's gusty rain and brisk winds roiled the seas near the U.S. Gulf Coast on Monday, keeping white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 6:54 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam and closed an interstate highway in the western mountains of North Carolina on Wednesday. Forecasters warned that the leftovers of the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm are still...
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May 29, 2018 - 2:04 am
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is urging his state's residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states, noting the deaths of two broadcast journalists killed by a falling tree as they reported on the severe weather...
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May 28, 2018 - 7:16 pm
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a television crew killed in by a falling tree in North Carolina (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A fire chief in North Carolina says he spoke to a TV anchor and his photojournalist out of South Carolina 10 minutes before they were struck and killed by a falling tree...
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May 25, 2018 - 11:01 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto — the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season — was roiling parts...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro places his fist against his heart as he arrives with his wife Cilia Flores to address supporters from the presidential palace after the National Electoral Council said he was re-elected in a vote marred by opposition boycott in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
May 21, 2018 - 9:19 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a rerun to prevent a national social crisis from exploding. The National...
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In this May 7, 2018 photo, Mount Rainier is seen at dusk and framed by the Murray Morgan Bridge in downtown Tacoma, Wash. The eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has geologic experts along the West Coast warily eyeing the volcanic peaks in Washington, Oregon and California, including Rainier, that are part of the Pacific Ocean's ring of fire. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 12, 2018 - 1:11 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region. The West Coast is home to an 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) chain of 13 volcanoes , from Washington...
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