Latest Landslides and mudslides News

46 dead after heavy rains, landslides in northern India

Oct. 20, 2021 08:27 AM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 46 people have died and several are missing after floods triggered by heavy rains hit the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, officials said Wednesday. Rescuers worked through the night to retrieve bodies stuck in debris and to evacuate...

Heavy rains trigger floods in northern India, killing 22

Oct. 19, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 22 people have died and others are missing in floods triggered by heavy rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, officials said Tuesday. The Indian Meteorological Department predicted that heavy to very heavy rain would continue...

Floods, landslides kill at least 28 people in southern India

Oct. 18, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Officials predicted more rain as the death toll from floods and landslides in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 28 on Monday. Since the ferocious downpours began last week, swollen rivers have decimated bridges, and vehicles and homes have...

Heavy rains, landslides leave 18 dead in south India

Oct. 17, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 18 people have died a day after torrential rains swept through villages and flooded roads in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Officials said rescuers recovered the bodies in two of the worst-hit districts, Kottayam and Idukki, where the...

Attorney: Complex evacuated due to rockslide will be razed

Oct. 16, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey apartment complex from which 45 families were abruptly evacuated due to a rockslide stemming from the remnants of Hurricane Ida will be demolished, according to the lawyer representing the property owner. Attorney Steven Eisenstein...

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

Oct. 14, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm in the Philippines has left dead at least 19 people, disaster response officials said Thursday. Philippine authorities say they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm...

Officials: Central Washington landslide continues to slow

Oct. 12, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The pace of the 20-acre (8-hectare) Rattlesnake Ridge landslide in central Washington near Union Gap is continuing to slow, officials said. Yakima County emergency services director Tony Miller said measurements taken in August show the slab is...

Storm leaves 11 dead in landslides, floods in Philippines

Oct. 12, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

BAGUIO, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm set off landslides and flash floods as it barreled over the tip of the northern Philippines, leaving at least 11 people dead and seven missing, officials said Tuesday. More than 6,500 villagers were evacuated from homes in...

Fire-ravaged Greek island of Evia hit by floods, mudslides

Oct. 10, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The island of Evia, Greece’s second-largest, has been hit by floods months after devastating forest fires last summer destroyed about a third of its forest cover. There were no casualties from the heavy rains that hit the northern part of the...

Italy's northwest Liguria area hit by floods, mudslides

Oct. 04, 2021 09:44 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Heavy rain battered Liguria, the northwest region of Italy bordering France, causing flooding and mudslides on Monday in several places. No casualties were reported. The hardest-hit city was Savona, on the Ligurian Sea coast. But towns in the region’s...