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2 hrs ago | Boston.com

Deadly landslides hit Japan

Dozens of people, including children, were killed in Japan when destructive landslides hit Hiroshima.

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4 hrs ago | Weyburn This Week

Threat of more heavy rain raises risks in search for victims of Japan landslides

In this aerial photo, rescuers search for survivors in the rubble in a mud-covered residential area following a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

Flooding on the heels of wildfire leaves region in shock

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON... CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE Floodwaters cascade over a damaged stretch of Highway 153 this morning.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Carlton, WA, Twisp, WA, Okanogan County, WA

12 hrs ago | Suria

Japan death toll could double as...

The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, a police tally showed Friday, as fears of a fresh collapse temporarily halted the search for 47 people still missing.

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16 hrs ago | Denver Post

Grand Mesa research reveals new details about slide, potential risks

The rare Grand Mesa landslide was unusual for its volume, speed, distance traveled and the unusual way it occurred in distinct pulses, according to a new research paper compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nepalnews.com

NA chief visits Jure, as work on 'Sunkoshi dam', bypass road continues

Nepal Army Thursday set off two more controlled explosions in their efforts to widen a canal letting out water from the landslide-formed dam blocking the Sunkoshi River.

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AkiPress

13:09 Kyrgyz Emergency Minister extends condolences to Japanese...

Minister of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov has expressed his condolences to Ambassador of Japan Takayuki Koike over numerous victims as a result of landslide in Hiroshima prefecture.

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Albany Times Union

39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides

Members of Ground Self-Defense Force, firefighters and police officers continue the search for missing people among the debris of houses destroyed by a landslide caused by torrential rain on August 21, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan.

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The Washington Post

Japan Landslide Toll Rises to 39 as Search Continues

Torrential rain yesterday triggered landslides in the western city of Hiroshima that national broadcaster NHK said killed 39 people and left seven missing.

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The Globe and Mail

Construction of Squamish subdivision will require landslide barriers

A sign on Highway 1 warns drivers of a road closing in July, 2008, after a massive rockslide blocked the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the main route that links Vancouver with Whistler, B.C. A sign on Highway 1 warns drivers of a road closing in July, 2008, after a massive rockslide blocked the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the main route that links Vancouver with ... (more)

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Boston.com

Landslide Death Toll Just Below 40

Search and rescue teams continue digging through debris in Hiroshima Japan after several landslides claimed the lives of at least 39 people.

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Times of Oman

Rescuers comb through devastation of Japan landslide

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers and police officers search for survivors at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan, August 21, 2014.

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The Free Dictionary

Toxic Gas Erupts from Lake Nyos

Lake Nyos is a crater lake in the Northwest Region of Cameroon , located about 315 km northwest of Yaound .

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deseret News

Researching Family History: The sadness that comes from lost or...

Heavy downpours of rain and ensuing landslides over the past three weeks are a reminder to plan ahead for potential big-time calamities.

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Kenai Fjords National Park

February 2014 Monthly Weather Summary

The Kenai Fjords area saw a return to more typical temperatures in February when the average monthly temperature dropped below freezing, yet remained slightly above the 30-year normal for the month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Kenai Fjords National Park, US National Parks

The Japan Times

Mudslides kill 36 in Hiroshima

At least 36 people were confirmed dead and seven remained missing after torrential rain sparked flooding and landslides in the city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, according to police.

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Boston.com

Eighteen Dead and Over Dozen Missing in Landslide

Eighteen people were confirmed dead and over a dozen were still missing on Wednesday after landslides in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima caused by heavy rains.

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Thanh Nein News

Landslides hit Japan's Hiroshima, killing at least 27

At least 27 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday, when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll was likely to rise, police said.

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Stuff.co.nz

Landslide death toll at 27

At least 27 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wednesday , when landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima, and the toll was likely to rise, police said.

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Globe and Mail

At least 10 dead, 22 missing in landslides in Hiroshima

Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers search for survivors as a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan, August 20, 2014.

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