Landslide

india severe weather may 26 2020

Days of extremely heavy rains trigger floods and landslides, affecting 30 000 in northeastern India

Extremely heavy rains have been impacting India's northeastern states since May 20, 2020, causing flooding and landslides that killed at least one person in Sikkim and affected around 30 000 in Assam, where a severe flood situation alert has been issued by the...

May 26, 2020

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Days of heavy rain cause deadly floods and landslides in Guatemala

Heavy downpours over the weekend triggered floods and landslides in Guatemala, killing at least three people and causing buildings to collapse. The victims were said to be the first casualties of the rainy season in the country, which lasts from May to November. On...

May 13, 2020

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Mudslides bury at least 45 people in northwestern Liberia

Mudslides struck two mining sites in the towns of Masakpa and Bangoma in gold-rich Grand Cape Mount County, northwestern Liberia, at 18:00 UTC on May 4, 2020. At least 45 people were buried in the rubble. Some reports mention the number of people buried might...

May 06, 2020

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Heavy rains cause deadly floods and landslides across Rwanda

Heavy rains battering much of Rwanda since May 1, 2020, triggered severe flooding and landslides, resulting in eight fatalities and hundreds of damaged homes and roads, the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MINEMA) reported on May 4. The affected areas are mostly...

May 05, 2020

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Major floods submerge 22 000 homes in West Java, Indonesia

Major flooding affecting West Java, Indonesia since April 30, 2020, submerged 21 888 houses -- affecting up to 81 088 residents -- in five sub-districts of Bandung District, according to the West Java Disaster Mitigation (BPBD). The flood-hit areas are Dayeuhkolot,...

May 04, 2020

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Torrential rains aggravate situation in areas still affected by Tropical Cyclone "Harold" in Fiji

Torrential rains affecting Fiji since April 27, 2020, triggered widespread flooding and landslides in areas still affected by Tropical Cyclone "Harold." The country's disaster management office (NDMO) issued warnings on April 29, urging residents to...

April 29, 2020

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32 000 displaced by ongoing rains in Kenya, flooding and mudslide death toll rises to 29

Ongoing rains in Kenya continue to cause widespread and damaging floods in the western and eastern counties, displacing as many as 32 000 people so far since March 2020, according to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS). The death toll from massive mudslides and...

April 28, 2020

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More than a month's worth of rain in 6 hours hits New Caledonia

Heavy rains from April 19 to 20, 2020 triggered dangerous flash flooding and landslides in New Caledonia. The Hienghene commune in the North Province recorded almost 200 mm (7.9 inches) of rain in just six hours-- more than the country's average rain for the...

April 21, 2020

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Floods and landslides kill 9, affect thousands in Rwanda and Burundi, East Africa

Intense rainfall from April 17 to 20, 2020, has resulted in fatal flooding and landslides in Rwanda and Burundi. Local media confirmed nine fatalities and around 27 000 people affected. In Rwanda, downpours triggered landslides in the district of Gicumbi in the...

April 21, 2020

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Flash floods and massive landslides wreak havoc in western Kenya

Heavy rains triggered devastating landslides and flash flooding in the counties of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot, Kenya, over the weekend, leaving a path of destruction. At least 4 000 people have been displaced, 24 people are missing, and 6 were killed, including...

April 21, 2020

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hit by deadly flash floods and landslides, Pakistan

Heavy rains hit the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan on April 15, 2020, resulting in flash floods and landslides in which at least 8 people lost their lives. The fatalities were reported in provincial Peshawar Lower Dir and the Mohmad tribal district. In...

April 16, 2020

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Major landslide hits Kundiawa-Gembogl, Papua New Guinea

A major landslide hit the Kegesuglo area in the district of Kundiawa-Gembogl, Papua New Guinea, on Friday, April 10, 2020, resulting in at least 10 fatalities and widespread damage. Eight of the bodies were retrieved over the weekend, while the last two were...

April 14, 2020

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Thessaly declares state of emergency after days of severe weather, Greece

Severe weather affecting Greece since April 4, 2020, prompted the country's Civil Protection to declare a state of emergency in several municipalities of Thessaly Region -- South Pelion, Skopelos, and Skiathos. Torrential rainfall caused extensive damage across...

April 08, 2020

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Hundreds of properties damaged or destroyed as floods and landslides hit Huanuco, Peru

Heavy rains since March 28, 2020, have been hitting the department of Huanuco in central Peru, leading to flooding and landslides. The severe weather disrupted lives in the area, partially or totally damaging hundreds of properties. According to the country's...

April 01, 2020

jammu kashmir landslide march 30 2020

Landslides damage homes and national highway in Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir

Massive landslides hit Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, March 27, 2020, damaging a 500 m (1 640 feet) stretch of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway. This resulted in the closure of the highway, which continued on Monday, March 30, stranding hundreds of vehicles. 28...

March 30, 2020

china guizhou landslide march 30 2020

Landslide kills 7 in Guizhou concrete factory, China

Seven fatalities were confirmed Monday, March 30, 2020, following a landslide in a concrete factory in southwest China's Guizhou Province on March 27. The landslide occurred at the Guizhou Commercial Concrete Co. in the provincial capital city of Guiyang on...

March 30, 2020

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At least one dead, 127 injured as landslide derails train in Hunan, China

At least one person died while 127 others were injured after a passenger train derailed in Hunan Province, China, on Monday, March 30, 2020. The accident occurred due to a landslide triggered by continuous heavy rains. The tragedy took place in Chenzhou City at...

March 30, 2020