Landslide

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Floods and landslides hit Bolivia, killing at least 6 people

Heavy rains have been battering parts of Bolivia since January 11, 2020, causing floods and landslides in which at least 6 people lost their lives. Three municipalities declared a state of emergency. In Chuquisaca Department, the Quirpinchaca river burst due to...

January 18, 2020

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Widespread floods and landslides hit Turkey, huge amounts of snow at higher elevations

Torrential rains have been battering Turkey for days beginning Monday, January 6, 2020, disrupting daily life in parts of the country as the downpour sparked widespread flash floods and landslides, claiming at least two lives. Extreme weather conditions led to heavy...

January 08, 2020

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Massive floods in Indonesia claim 53 lives, 173 000 in emergency centers

Exceptionally heavy rain hit Jakarta Metropolitan Area on December 31, 2019, and January 1, 2020, with up to 377 mm (14.8 inches) of rain in just 24 hours. On average, Jakarta sees 203.2 mm (8 inches) of rainfall during the entire month of December. More heavy to...

January 04, 2020

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Massive floods hit Jakarta after exceptionally heavy rainfall, several million left without power, at least 53 killed

Massive floods hit Indonesian capital Jakarta on January 1, 2020, killing at least 53 people and forcing tens of thousands to evacuate. Several million were left without power and drinking water. The deaths were a result of hypothermia, electric shocks, landslides,...

January 01, 2020

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At least 8 missing following severe flash floods and mudslides in Tolima, Colombia

At least eight people went missing after heavy downpour triggered flash floods and mudslides in Tolima Department, Colombia. The disaster struck during the early hours of Thursday, December 26, 2019. According to Colombia's National Unit for Disaster Risk...

December 31, 2019

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Landslides strand over 8 000 vehicles, up to 1 m (3 feet) of fresh snow in Jammu and Kashmir

More than 8 000 vehicles were stranded in Kashmir as the Srinagar-Jammu Highway remained closed again on Sunday, December 22, 2019, following landslides that blocked the road. Meanwhile, Kashmir valley and higher reaches of the Jammu region including Chenab valley...

December 22, 2019

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Hundreds of villages submerged, Riau declares state of emergency as severe weather leaves at least 6 dead and over 62 000 affected, Indonesia

The Riau administration in Indonesia has declared a state of emergency on Friday, December 20, 2019, after floods and landslides affected more than 62 000 residents and claimed at least 6 lives. Floods have reportedly submerged hundreds of villages in six of the...

December 20, 2019

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Landslide triggered by heavy downpour kills 6 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

A landslide caused by heavy downpour claimed the lives of six construction workers in the capital city Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. According to the Emergency Ministry, the incident took place on a section of the Tashkent metro's...

December 19, 2019

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Giant hole swallows four cars after a landslide in Brasilia, Brazil

Heavy rains triggered a large landslide in a construction area in Brasilia, Brazil, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, causing four vehicles to fall on the bottom of the site. No victims were reported. The cars were parked on an adjoining road into the excavation for a...

December 14, 2019

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Deadly floods and landslides hit Huanuco and San Martin, Peru

Heavy rain since December 6, 2019, has led to landslides and severe flooding that affected portions of Huanuco and San Martin regions in Peru. Reports confirmed total and partial damages to homes, schools, roads, and bridges, as well as dozens of fatalities. In the...

December 13, 2019

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Deadly floods and landslides hit Morona-Santiago Province, Ecuador

Heavy rains affecting the Morona-Santiago province, Ecuador since December 8, 2019, triggered floods and landslides in which at least one person was killed. Several others are missing. According to Ecuador's National Risk and Emergency Management Service...

December 12, 2019

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At least 5 killed, 35 others missing in gold mine landslide in Badakhshan, Afghanistan

At least five people were killed and 35 others are missing after a landslide hit a gold mine in the Badakshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. According to official reports on Thursday, December 12, all of the victims were poor...

December 12, 2019

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2.8 million affected, more than 280 killed in heavy rains caused by exceptionally strong Indian Ocean Dipole, Eastern Africa

At least 280 people have died and over 2.8 million others have been affected by the unusually heavy rains, landslides, and severe flooding across Eastern Africa, the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Thursday, December 5, 2019....

December 05, 2019

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At least 38 killed after series of landslides hit Cibitoke, NW Burundi

Officials in NW Burundi confirmed on Thursday, December 5, 2019, that at least 38 people died after heavy rains caused landslides in the country's Cibitoke province on December 4. Reports of deadly landslides are coming from three localities north of the...

December 05, 2019

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At least 47 dead or missing after new wave of landslides hit Uganda

7 people are confirmed dead and more than 40 others are missing after a new wave of landslides hit Ugandaon December 3, 2019. Locals said at least 47 people were buried in Namasa and Naposhi villages in Bushika Sub-county, Naroko village in Bunabutiti sub-county,...

December 05, 2019

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Huge boulders crash on houses in Les Mees, France

Huge blocks of rock fell on several houses in Les Mees village in the Alpes de Haute Province, France, on Monday, December 2, 2019. Firefighters were calling it a "miracle" that no one sustained serious injuries; instead, the event left an impressive view....

December 05, 2019

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Natural disasters claim over 1 200 lives across East and Southern Africa

Save the Children's new analysis on December 2, 2019, shows that more than 1 200 people have lost their lives so far this year in natural disasters such as cyclones, floods, and landslides across East and Southern Africa, particularly Mozambique, Somalia, Kenya,...

December 03, 2019