Latest Landslides and mudslides News

Rockslide damages pier in historical Alaska cruise ship port

Jun. 23, 2022 20:08 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rockslide early Thursday damaged part of a cruise ship dock in the historic Klondike Gold Rush community of Skagway in southeast Alaska. At least one cruise ship diverted from Skagway after the slide damaged part of the Railroad Dock. ...

Water receding slowly in flood-hit northeast Bangladesh

Jun. 23, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Water levels were slowly receding Thursday in major rivers in Bangladesh's flood-hit northeast, bringing hopes of relief to millions of Bangladeshis, but woes continued in India’s northeast, where 5.5 million people remained affected, officials said. Up...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Jun. 22, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. June 19, 2022. Editorial: Congrats to state’s graduates And special kudos to Minnesota’s National Merit scholars. Students and families across Minnesota are cheering on teens at cap-and-gown ceremonies that celebrate high...

South China floods force tens of thousands to evacuate

Jun. 22, 2022 03:30 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Major flooding has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people in southern China, with more rain expected. Parts of the manufacturing hub of Guangdong suspended classes, office work and public transport amid rising waters and the threat of landslides. ...

Takeaways: Trump's conditional loyalty, new warning for left

Jun. 21, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican who was backed by Donald Trump at the last minute prevailed on Tuesday in an Alabama Senate runoff. But in neighboring Georgia, the former president's losing streak deepened. Meanwhile, moderate Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser won her Democratic...

AP PHOTOS: India, Bangladesh floods destroy homes, lives

Jun. 21, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

SYLHET, Bangladesh (AP) — Early and strong monsoon rains have brought heavy flooding to northeastern India and Bangladesh, killing dozens of people, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and cutting millions off from crucial supplies. In the particularly hard-hit area of...

Heavy flooding, landslides destroy buildings, roads in China

Jun. 21, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Heavy rainstorms are causing major flooding and landslides in southern China, destroying buildings, crops and roads, and forcing many people to flee their homes. In the Guangxi autonomous region, 145,000 people were relocated to safety and more than 10,000 houses...

Dozens dead, thousands homeless in Bangladesh, India floods

Jun. 21, 2022 06:15 AM EDT

SYLHET, Bangladesh (AP) — Villagers in northeastern Bangladesh crowded makeshift refugee centers and scrambled to meet boats arriving with food and fresh water as massive floods, which have killed dozens of people and displaced hundreds of thousands there and in neighboring India, continued to...

8 more dead as India's Assam state reels under floods

Jun. 19, 2022 06:33 AM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Massive flooding and mudslides in northeastern India's Assam state have claimed eight more lives, officials said Sunday, taking the death toll to 62 from weeks of heavy rains that caused one of Asia’s largest rivers to overflow. Assam's disaster management...

Hurricane Blas prompts port closure in southern Mexico

Jun. 16, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Blas whirled off Mexico's southern Pacific coast Thursday, prompting a precautionary port closure in a region recovering from destruction brought by the season's first big storm. A tropical depression also formed off Central America and was forecast to...