Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

National Aug 20, 2019

Hiroshima marks fifth anniversary of deadly mudslides

Hiroshima marked the fifth anniversary on Tuesday of landslides that claimed 77 lives, with residents in the affected areas holding a memorial service to mourn the victims. The memorial was attended by the bereaved families, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui and others. Flowers were left at various ...

U.K. town evacuated over fears of collapse of flood-damaged dam

World Aug 2, 2019

U.K. town evacuated over fears of collapse of flood-damaged dam

British police ordered the evacuation of a town of 6,500 people in northwest England on Thursday over fears that a rain-damaged dam could collapse. The Derbyshire Police force said residents of Whaley Bridge should leave their homes immediately because of the "significant threat to life." It ...