Latest Landslides and mudslides News

At least 65 killed in flooding, landslides in Rwanda

May. 7, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — At least 65 people are dead after flooding and landslides in Rwanda, officials said Thursday after overnight heavy rains. Nearly 100 homes were washed away. The landslides were still occurring in the morning in Gakenke district in the mountainous northwest, resident Gilbert Mugabo...

Flooding in Kenya has killed nearly 200 in past 3 weeks

May. 6, 2020 9:49 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's government says at least 194 people have been killed in the last three weeks by flooding caused by heavy rains. Minister Eugene Wamalwa said Wednesday that over 100,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Kenya is in its first rainy season of the year. Its second...

Aaron Pais kicks around debris at a mobile home park after a tornado hit on Monday, April 13, 2020, in Chatsworth, Ga. Severe weather has swept across the South, killing multiple people and damaging hundreds of homes from Louisiana into the Appalachian Mountains. Many people spent part of the night early Monday sheltering in basements, closets and bathroom tubs as sirens wailed to warn of possible tornadoes.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Storms tear through South amid pandemic; more than 30 dead

Apr. 13, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Storms that killed more than 30 people in the Southeast, piling fresh misery atop a pandemic, spread across the eastern United States on Monday, leaving more than 1 million homes and businesses without power amid floods and mudslides. In Alabama, people seeking shelter from tornadoes...