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5 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

Shanti Stupa of Pokhara under erosion-threat, fortification to start soon

The local administration of Kaski has taken the initiatives for fortification at the Shanti Stupa at Pumdi Bhumdi which is under erosion-threat after the recent landslide in the area.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Nepal Travel, Pokhara, Nepal Travel

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | English Dong-A

Deadly flash floods hit South Korea

Deadly flash floods hit South Korea . AUGUST 27, 2014 03:14. . Heavy rain hit Busan and South Gyeongsang Province Monday, causing an unprecedented halting of the operation of Gori-2 nuclear power plant.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Weather, Nuclear Energy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Rain Directory, Land Inventory Needed To Monitor Landslide - Roslan

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 -- The government needs to create a rain directory and land inventory specifically to monitor slopes throughout the country which are highly prone to landslides.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Suria

Japan landslides death toll hits 70 one...

A week after huge landslides swamped the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the confirmed death toll from the tragedy hit 70 on Wednesday, with 18 people still missing.

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ABC15.com

Wickenburg families recovering from storms

"It's scary. Scary," she explains. "I've been here 30 years and I've never seen anything like this before."

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Related Topix: Wickenburg, AZ

MYREPUBLICA.com

Landslide threatens World Peace Pagoda

World Peace Pagoda, a popular tourist destination in Pokhara, is on the verge of collapse after a landslide weakened its foundation.

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Sun-Star

MGB 7 halts digging, warns of landslide

THE Mines and Geosciences Bureau 7 yesterday stopped a suspected treasure hunt in Sitio Rotunda, located at the boundary of Barangays Banilad and Apas in Cebu City.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Konkan Railway - a marvel and a failure

Thirty years ago, the railway ministry first conceived of the Konkan Railway. After detailed engineering surveys, in 1991, tracks were being laid against all odds boring tunnels through mountains, going over rivers and traversing a land with loose red soil.

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Canada.com

Major Squamish housing development proposed for area of potential massive landslides

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Live Science

Why Are Landslides So Devastating?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, World News, Japan, Weather, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Expectant newly-weds among Japan landslide missing

Details emerged Tuesday of a newly-wed couple who had been expecting their first baby when huge mudslides engulfed their home in western Japan, as the number of confirmed deaths from the disaster hit 60. A wedding photo of Minami Yuasa and her groom Yasuhiro in Tokyo.

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Related Topix: Wedding

KSL-TV

Rockslide affects two roads in Emery County

Heavy rainfall in Straight Canyon has caused a landslide that is affecting SR-29 and Cottonwood Canyon between Orangeville and Castle Dale, police report.

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Related Topix: Emery County, UT, Heavy, Entertainment, Television, Weather, Orangeville, UT, Castle Dale, UT

Middlesboro Daily News

Bell to 'reclaim' landslide

The Department for Natural Resources' Division of Abandoned Mine Lands announced the award of contract and start of construction of the Bell Central School Center AML Reclamation Project in Bell County.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Harlan, KY, Pathfork, KY, Education Etc.

KUOW-FM Seattle

The Connection Between Ferguson And The Fatal Oso Slide

A special commission investigating the Oso landslide began its work Friday with a tour of the site of the deadly slide.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Snohomish County, WA, US Governors, University of Washington

Deseret News

Japan PM visits landslide site as complaints swirl

Police officers walk in the rubble as they search for the people still missing in the mud-covered residential area after the Aug. 20 landslides in Hiroshima, western Japan Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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NHK World

Rebun residents cleaning up after landslide

Residents on an island in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido have begun cleaning up after rain-triggered landslides.

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Nepalnews.com

3 dead in Pokhara Lakeside; 4 missing in Sindhupalchowk in landslides

Prakash Magar- 28 of Okhaldhuga, Mohan Magar- 18 of Sindhuli and Ram Magar-22 of Dhading were killed in the incident.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

NHK World

Hiroshima landslide reached speed of 40km/h

Researchers say the massive mudslides in Hiroshima may have reached a speed of 40 kilometer per hour in some locations.

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HeraldNet

Mudslide commission's search for answers begins

Near the end of their inaugural meeting Friday, members of an independent commission talked about what they want to learn from the March 22 Oso mudslide.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, University of Washington, Snohomish County, WA, Darrington, WA

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