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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1291996/death-toll-rises-21-china-landslide
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577586/least-18-dead-japan-landslide
  3. News - Asia - DISASTER

    109 killed and scores missing as storms cause landslides in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu Monsoon landslides and flooding kill at least 109 The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed ... National disaster management chief Yadav Prasad Koirala said: "We have recovered 85 bodies so far, 54 people have suffered injuries due to landslides and flooding over the last three days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574918/53-killed-and-scores-missing-storms-cause-landslides-nepal
  4. News - World - SWITZERLAND

    Swiss train carriage plunges into ravine after landslide

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva A landslide derailed a passenger train in the Swiss mountains on Wednesday sending one carriage plunging into a ravine but it appeared that miraculously ... of the train was “derailed by a landslide” but was unable to immediately provide more details. Four helicopters were rushed to the scene – a heavily forested hillside with little road access – to help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573034/swiss-train-carriage-plunges-ravine-after-landslide
  5. News - China - YUNNAN EARTHQUAKE

    Landslides block aid from reaching Yunnan quake disaster as death toll surges to 589

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 11:48pm by Mimi Lau, Nectar Gan

    ... Mimi Lau in Longtoushan, Yunnan and Nectar Gan Villager's effort to get supplies to elderly parents thwarted by landslides Desperate bid to help trapped family Wang Qiyong ... The only link from Longtoushan to the outside world is through a single muddy road, six metres across, but access has been blocked by landslides. Two bulldozers were trying to remove a boulder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567260/landslides-block-aid-reaching-yunnan-quake-disaster
  6. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Eight killed as landslide hits northeast Nepal, sparking flood fears

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu Monsoon rains trigger huge landslide in remote northeast Nepal with at least 8 dead and 'dozens more missing' A massive landslide on Saturday in Nepal’s northeast left at least eight people dead and dozens missing as officials worked to clear debris blocking a major river and avert the possibility of flash floods. The landslide struck ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565093/eight-killed-landslide-hits-northeast-nepal-sparking-flood-fears
  7. News - Asia - NEPAL

    'No hope' of survivors after massive Nepal landslide, says official

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 01:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Official says only eight bodies recovered after village was obliterated 'No chance' for 150 lost in landslide Officials say there is no chance of finding any of the more than 150 people who were believed to have been buried by a massive landslide in northern Nepal, as rescuers scrabble through piles of rock, mud and trees. So far, only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565510/rain-hampers-search-over-100-missing-after-massive-nepal-landslide
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death toll rises to 51 dead, 100 missing after landslide engulfs Indian village

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Associated Press in Malin, India

    ... Associated Press in Malin, India Heavy rains are restricting rescue work at the site of a huge landslide in western India that submerged a whole village, claiming at least 51 lives with another 100 still missing Heavy rains hampered efforts on Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that buried an entire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564099/death-toll-rises-least-51-after-mudslide-engulfs-indian-village
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Race to find survivors in India landslide as death toll rises

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:48pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Malin Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris on Thursday, after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead. More than 24 hours after the landslide on Wednesday morning, authorities said the chances of survival were slim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563537/rescuers-race-find-survivors-india-landslide-death-toll-rises
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    21 dead, scores trapped, after landslide sweeps through village in western India

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:09pm by AFP, AP

    ... Rescuers worked in rain on Thursday to dig through a remote village in western India where at least 21 people died as a landslide swept away scores of houses, possibly trapping many more people ... of mud, rocks and uprooted trees swamped the area. But with 70 homes buried and reports of another 158 hit by the landslide, rescuers anticipated more dead in the village, home to 704 people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562809/five-dead-150-feared-trapped-india-monsoon-landslide

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