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8 hrs ago |

Nembang draws govt's attention for providing relief to flood, landslide victims

Speaker of the Legislature-Parliament, Subash Nembang, has drawn the governments attention to provide the exact information about the loss and damages caused to property and life by flood and landslide across the country, and the details of the relief distributed to them.


8 hrs ago |

Landslide disrupts Dhading section of Prithvi Highway

The road at Baireni VDC was disrupted after the landslide debris deposited mainly by the Machhedi river blocked the road, according to a Police Post at Baireni.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wenatchee World

Science team: Oso mudslide delivered a one-two punch



Related Topix: Weather, Oso, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters

Last Wash. Mudslide Victim's Remains Found

July 23--Diligence, drier weather and the discovery two weeks ago of deep-buried debris led searchers Tuesday to the remains of the last missing victim of the Oso landslide, four months to the day after a mountain of mud swept away dozens of homes and killed 43 people.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Military, US Navy


Massive Landslide inside the Askja Caldera

Deposits and scarp from the July 21, 2014 landslide in the Askja caldera, Iceland.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Tsunami

Star Tribune

Jordan worried about stability of river bluffs

After a landslide damaged the historic Jordan Brewery, the city is looking into the conditions of the river bluff behind the building.


The Peninsula

Two killed in landslide in N. Philippines

MANILA: A three-year-old boy and his younger brother were buried under tons of earth after a landslide occurred in Rodriguez, Rizal, in Philippines early Wednesday.


Colorado gay couples want ban to end now

U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore indicated that the injunction sought by gay couples declaring Colorado's law unconstitutional is certain to be granted.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Weather

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Milloy: The collapsed hillside that united a small Prince George's neighborhood

When a natural disaster results in property loss, insurance companies sometimes invoke a legal term - "act of God," which exempts them from claims.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fort Washington, MD, Weather


Body might be that of last Washington landslide victim

A rain-saturated hillside along the Stillaguamish River gave way on the outskirts of the town of Oso on March 22. Authorities announced Tuesday that workers found a body believed to be that of Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Oso, WA, Arlington, WA, Darrington, WA

Navaho Hopi Observer

U.S. 89 rebuild set to begin this month

Reconstruction of U.S 89, which suffered extreme damage following a landslide Feb. 20 that buckled a section of the roadway between Bitter Springs and Page, will begin later this month.


Related Topix: Page, AZ

The Wichita Eagle

Searchers: Last body found after deadly landslide

In this undated family photo provided by Greg Regelbrugge, John Regelbrugge III, and his wife Kris Regelbrugge, are shown.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Weather, Snohomish County, WA

The Las Vegas Sun

Searchers: Last body found after deadly landslide

Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said was likely triggered by heavy rainfall.


Related Topix: Weather, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters


Sheriff's office: Last body in Oso mudslide found

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the deadly March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Weather

Hindustan Times

JampK highway blocked for sixhours yatra convoy stranded

Hundreds of people, including Amarnath pilgrims, remained stranded for over six hours on Tuesday as Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was blocked due to a landslide in Ramban district of the state.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Federal Computer Week

USGS draws FEMA a 3-D map

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is updating its flood-mapping capabilities and online services, backed by a newly funded program at the U.S. Geological Survey.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Science Daily

Examining causes of devastating debris flow

Storm-triggered landslides cause loss of life, property damage, and landscape alterations.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather

Hamilton Mountain News

Claremont closed for checkup this weekend

The Claremont Access will be closed this weekend for its annual checkup. Rock scaling work on the exposed face of the escarpment is needed to prevent future problems from loose rock or other debris, says Hamilton's public works department.


Woman killed in Manma landslide

A woman has been killed in a landslide trigged by overnight rain at Manma, the district headquarters of Kalikot on Monday.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

South China Morning Post

India takes a sensible first step towards economic reform

The modest budget Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley unveiled earlier this month was initially greeted by stock markets with a dive before the contents were properly digested.


Related Topix: Opinion