Latest Landslides and mudslides News

Rescue workers evacuate residents on a rubber boat to a safer place in Cheonan, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Korean Meteorological Administration issued a warning of heavy rain for Seoul and central area. (Kim Jun-beom/Yonhap via AP)

3 New Zealand citizens killed by landslides in South Korea

Aug. 4, 2020 5:09 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Three New Zealand citizens have died after landslides triggered by heavy rains destroyed and buried their vacation cottage near Seoul, South Korean officials said Tuesday. They were among 14 people in South Korea who died in landslides and floods caused by days of torrential rains...

A part of a park near Han river is flooded after heavy rain in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. South Korean Meteorological Administration issued a warning of heavy rain for Seoul and central area. (Kim In-chul/Yonhap via AP)

Heavy rain hammers South Korea, leaving 6 dead, 7 missing

Aug. 2, 2020 6:37 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety said the heavy rainfall triggered landslides in dozens of places, flooded residential areas and roads, and...

Isaias causes floods, slides, then grows into hurricane

Jul. 31, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaias knocked out power and caused flooding and small landslides across Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Thursday, then strengthened into a hurricane late in the night while moving toward the Bahamas and U.S. East Coast. The storm's rain turned several...

Tropical Storm Isaias heads for Hispaniola with heavy rain

Jul. 29, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Heavy rains drenched the eastern Caribbean as a weather system strengthened into Tropical Storm Isaias late Wednesday while it passed south of Puerto Rico and headed for Hispaniola carrying the threat of flooding and landslides. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said...

A residential area is flooded following a heavy rain in Okura village, Yamagata prefecture, northern Japan Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (Kyodo News via AP)

Flooding, mudslides hit northern Japan after heavy rainfall

Jul. 29, 2020 1:41 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Heavy rain poured over northern Japan on Wednesday, flooding residential areas and prompting warnings of mudslides. The Mogami River in Yamagata prefecture flooded four areas following an overnight downpour, leaving several towns inundated, chief government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said....

Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon takes part in drills during an NHL hockey practice Monday, July 20, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Case in points: MacKinnon up for hat trick of awards for Avs

Jul. 23, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon believes this just may be the best edition of the Colorado Avalanche he’s seen over his tenure. Not surprising, his teammates feel the same about him. The proof is in the honors: The speedy All-Star forward is up for a hat trick of accolades, including the Hart Trophy...

Nepalese people sit outside their flooded house on the bank of Bagmati river following heavy monsoon rains in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, July 20, 2020. The weather department has has forecast heavy rains this week. (AP Photo/NIranjan Shrestha)

Landslides, flooding block main highway to Nepal's capital

Jul. 21, 2020 4:36 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Landslides and flooding caused by heavy rainfall have blocked the main highway connecting most of Nepal to the Himalayan nation's capital, preventing trucks from bringing in fuel and supplies, officials said Tuesday. There were several landslides along the Prithvi Highway that...

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, water flows out from sluiceways at the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River near Yichang in central China's Hubei Province, Friday, July 17, 2020. Engorged with more heavy rains, China's mighty Yangtze River is cresting again, bringing fears of further destruction as seasonal floods that already have left more than a hundred people dead or missing have grown in force since last month. (Wang Gang/Xinhua via AP)

China's mighty Yangtze nears crest again, new floods feared

Jul. 21, 2020 12:32 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Engorged with more heavy rains, China’s mighty Yangtze River is cresting again, bringing fears of further destruction as seasonal floods that already have left more than 140 people dead or missing have grown in force since last month. The rains are putting renewed pressure on the...

An Indian forest guard on a boat takes away the carcass of a wild buffalo calf through flood water at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Pobitora, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed dozens of people in this northeastern region. The floods also inundated most of Kaziranga National Park, home to an estimated 2,500 rare one-horned rhinos. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia

Jul. 16, 2020 11:09 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 221 people across South Asia over the past month, officials said Friday. More than 1 million people have been marooned in Nepal, Bangladesh and India and hundreds of thousands have fled their homes for higher...

A one horned rhinoceros and a calf wades through flood water at the Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Pobitora, Morigaon district, Assam, India, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed 
dozens of people in this northeastern region. The floods also inundated most of Kaziranga National Park,
home to an estimated 2,500 rare one-horned rhinos. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

Floods, landslides kill at least 213 in South Asia

Jul. 16, 2020 9:19 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 213 people across South Asia over the past month, officials said Thursday. More than 1 million people have been marooned in Nepal, Bangladesh and India and hundreds of thousands have fled their homes for higher...