Latest Landslides and mudslides News

Rescuers recover first body from 2 buses that were hit by landslide and fell into a river in Nepal

Jul. 13, 2024 04:07 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers in Nepal recovered Saturday the first body after a landslide swept away two buses, pushing them into a raging river a day earlier, authorities said. The buses, carrying more than 50 people, fell into the Trishuli river which was swollen by...

Rescuers recover the first body from two buses that were swept by a landslide and submerged into a raging river in Nepal

Jul. 13, 2024 03:27 AM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers recover the first body from two buses that were swept by a landslide and submerged into a raging river in Nepal.

2 buses carrying more than 50 people were swept into a river by a landslide in Nepal

Jul. 12, 2024 09:48 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A landslide swept two passenger buses carrying more than 50 people into a swollen river in central Nepal early Friday, while continuous rain and more landslides were making rescue efforts difficult. Three survivors apparently swam to safety, but rescuers by...

Official says 66 people believed missing after 2 buses swept by landslide on Nepal highway and pushed into swollen river

Jul. 11, 2024 23:10 PM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Official says 66 people believed missing after 2 buses swept by landslide on Nepal highway and pushed into swollen river.

Landslide from heavy rain in Slovakia's High Tatras mountains traps 16 tourists, rescue service says

Jul. 11, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A landslide hit a tourist shelter trapping 16 people inside after a thunderstorm packing heavy rains moved through Slovakia’s High Tatras, the country's rescue service said Thursday. The incident took place in the Monkova Valley in the country’s...

Rescuers search for dozens buried by an Indonesian landslide that killed at least 23 people

Jul. 09, 2024 04:48 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescue workers dug through tons of mud and rubble on Tuesday as they searched for dozens of missing people after a landslide hit an unauthorized gold mining area on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, killing at least 23 people. More than 100 villagers were...

Rescue official says a landslide at an unauthorized gold mine on Indonesia's Sulawesi island kills at least 11

Jul. 08, 2024 00:13 AM EDT
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescue official says a landslide at an unauthorized gold mine on Indonesia's Sulawesi island kills at least 11.

Storms in Switzerland and Italy cause flooding and landslides, leaving at least 4 people dead

Jun. 30, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Storms in Switzerland and northern Italy caused extensive flooding and landslides, leaving at least four people dead, authorities said Sunday. The bodies of three people were recovered following a landslide in the Fontana area of the Maggia valley in the...

At least 9 dead including an entire family when landslides hit Nepal villages

Jun. 29, 2024 07:38 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall on Saturday killed at least nine people including an entire family while they were sleeping in Nepal's mountainous districts, officials said. The landslides buried houses in three separate areas in the country's...

At least 24 killed by flooding, landslides after days of heavy rains in Ivory Coast’s largest city

Jun. 25, 2024 04:50 AM EDT

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Flooding and landslides in Ivory Coast’s largest city of Abidjan have left at least 24 people dead following a week of heavy rains, four times the usual volume in some cases, authorities said Tuesday. Flood-related deaths are not uncommon in the West...