Latest Landslides and mudslides News

Storm brings record rainfall, snow to Southern California

Dec. 7, 2018 11:35 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews were busy Friday assessing damage and cleaning up after a storm that brought record rainfall to Los Angeles, snowfall to northern elevations, snarled traffic and forced evacuations as debris flows hit areas burned by wildfires. Evacuation orders were either lifted or downgraded...

The Latest: Crews assess damage, clean up after storm

Dec. 7, 2018 11:09 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Southern California storm that brought record rainfall to Los Angeles, forced evacuations and led to multiple rescues in several counties (all times local): 7:20 a.m. Crews are busy assessing damage and cleaning up after a storm that brought record rainfall to Los...

Floods, mudslides as storm wallops Southern California

Dec. 7, 2018 12:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second storm in a week brought record-breaking rainfall to parched Los Angeles on Thursday, jamming traffic on Southern California highways and prompting evacuations in wildfire-scarred areas. A mudslide shut down Pacific Coast Highway and surrounding roads in and around Malibu...

Residents head back into California town leveled by wildfire

Dec. 6, 2018 1:50 AM EST

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Nearly four weeks after the devastating blaze leveled her town, Jennifer Christensen was allowed back to return to her home in Paradise, where the first thing she saw was her son's charred tricycle in the front yard. Christensen was among hundreds of residents who were allowed back...

The Latest: Thousands without power after major Alaska quake

Nov. 30, 2018 10:37 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A city official says thousands of residents remain without electricity after a powerful earthquake shook parts of Alaska. Anchorage Municipal Manager Bill Falsey said Friday that progress was being made restoring...

Fire-scarred California areas escape large-scale rain damage

Nov. 30, 2018 4:43 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A major storm brought localized mudslides and street flooding to California and some people had to be rescued from stranded vehicles, but fire-scarred areas escaped large-scale damage. Water from flash floods receded in Northern California and crews on Friday cleared debris from roads,...

The Latest: Storm evacuation ends in Southern California

Nov. 30, 2018 12:45 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents near a Southern California wildfire burn scar. Authorities in Orange and Riverside counties removed the restrictions Friday morning as fair weather returned following a storm...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 30, 2018 8:09 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WORLD LEADERS GO SOUTH The U.S.-China trade dispute and the conflict over Ukraine could overshadow the usual agenda of issues like development, infrastructure and investment at the Group of 20 summit in...

Flooding hits Northern California area scarred by wildfire

Nov. 29, 2018 9:47 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flash flooding hit a wildfire-scarred area of Northern California on Thursday, forcing officials to deploy swift water rescue teams to save people stuck in vehicles and rescue them from homes after a downpour near the Paradise area. Authorities said they used boats to rescue people...

The Latest: Mudslide prompts evacuation order in Malibu

Nov. 29, 2018 9:22 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Los Angeles County authorities have ordered evacuations in a small Malibu community within a wildfire burn zone where a mudslide has blocked roads amid heavy rains. Sheriff's Deputy Joana...