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Heavy rain forces Californians to flee, triggers home-destroying mudslide

World Feb 15, 2019

Heavy rain forces Californians to flee, triggers home-destroying mudslide

Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, flooding streets, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year. The storm deluged Southern California after walloping northern parts of the state and southern Oregon. A mudslide in ...

Powerful storm in Southern California floods highways

World Feb 3, 2019

Powerful storm in Southern California floods highways

The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders. Flash flood warnings were issued for huge swaths ...

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

Asia Pacific Jan 2, 2019

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods climbs to 85

The death toll from landslides and devastating floods in the central Philippines triggered by a tropical depression climbed to 85, officials said on Wednesday, and 20 people were missing as rescuers slowly reached cut-off communities. The casualties, including young children, were mostly killed when their ...