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  1. News - China

    Death toll rises to 21 in China landslide

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:44pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing The death toll from mudslides that have ravaged an earthquake-shattered region of northwestern China rose to 21 on Saturday, with another four missing, state media reported. The landslides triggered by heavy rains struck just south of the city of Dingxi where Monday’s earthquake left 95 dead, five missing and more than 800 people in hospital. Nine ...

  2. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    ‘No hope for survivors’ as Sri Lanka landslide claims 100

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 09:22pm by Bloomberg, AFP, Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies in Colombo Hundreds buried alive by mudslide at tea plantation Hopes of finding survivors under the mud and rubble of a landslide in south-central Sri Lanka had run out by first ... to 192 from 300. Amaraweera said it was difficult to be sure of the number because population data was lost in the landslip. The centre said 150 houses were buried in the landslide, which ...

  3. News - China - SAFETY

    Landslide in northwest kills 19 road workers in dormitory

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Landslide in area known for its instability buries 19 sleeping road workers in eight dormitory rooms and injures a further two A landslide in the northwestern province of Shaanxi buried a dormitory for highway construction workers as they slept inside, killing 19 and injuring two others, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday. The landslide ...

  4. News - China - DISASTER

    83 buried under rubble after landslide in Tibet

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Disaster at copper mine leaves debris strewn over area of up to four square kilometres More than 80 workers were feared dead last night after being buried under rubble by a landslide which ... was not optimistic any survivors would be found. "The workers live in tents and have been buried by the landslide. We are digging but still haven't found anyone yet because the collapsed area ...

  5. News - China - MINE DISASTER

    China Gold shares may suffer after fatal landslide in Tibet

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of the disaster-hit copper-and-gold mine in Tibet , where as many as 83 workers may have been killed by a landslide. An analyst said China Gold's share price would be tested as mainland mining firms ... recovered after 70 hours of rescue efforts, with 62 others still missing, China National Radio reported yesterday. More than one million cubic metres of earth have been excavated since the landslide ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Floods, landslides displace 1 million in India; 33 dead

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 04:22pm by Reuters in Guwahati

    ... Reuters in Guwahati Floods and landslides caused by relentless rain in northeast India have killed at least 33 people and displaced more than a million over the past week, officials said on Monday. At least 21 people were killed in landslides and another eight were missing in the mountainous state of Sikkim, said state government spokesman AS Tobgay. In Assam, still recovering from ...

  7. News - Asia - WEATHER

    More than 300 die in landslides and floods in India and Pakistan

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:23am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Srinagar New Delhi offers Kashmir federal help, while more than 300 die in India and Pakistan Floods a national disaster, says Modi, as toll soars Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew over the Kashmir valley yesterday to see first ...

  8. News - China

    Hundreds of rescuers hunt for survivors after landslide kills 15 in southwestern China

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:36am by Associated Press and Agence France-Press in Beijing

    ... collapse of mountainside after days of rain Hundreds of rescuers are hunting for survivors today after a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least 15 people. Half of a 600-metre ... collapsed or were buried in the landslide. The breaching of a small reservoir during the landslide also caused flooding that covered houses up to their roofs. Guizhou is one of the poorest provinces ...

  9. News - Asia - NATURAL DISASTER

    Hiroshima landslide toll climbs to 46 as looming rains threaten rescue

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 02:35pm by AFP, AP

    ... AP and AFP in Tokyo Fears Hiroshima landslide toll could double The death toll from devastating landslides in western Japan rose to 46 on Saturday, as rescuers worked around the clock ... early on Wednesday triggered landslides that swallowed dozens of homes. The rain had stopped by Saturday morning, but nearly 3,000 rescuers, soldiers and police officers remained wary, ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Scores killed or missing as huge landslide engulfs Hiroshima suburb

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:17am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Torrential downpours loosed waves of mud onto dense neighbourhoods Huge landslides in western Japan killed at least 39 people and left another seven missing ... pictures showed, leaving rescuers to pick through the devastation for any signs of life. Watch: Dozens dead as Japan landslides engulf homes “According to the National Police Agency, the death toll ...




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