Articles tagged "manizales landslide"

peru flood april 2017

More than 1.3 million affected by flooding and landslides in South America

Heavy rainfall unleashed by sea temperature changes has caused heavy rainfall throughout Peru, Colombia and Ecuador in the first quarter of 2016, affecting more than 1.3 million people. Although rainfall persists in some areas, it has begun to let up in other, OCHA...

April 27, 2017

colombia landslide april 19 2017

Colombia's Manizales hit by deadly landslides after a month's worth of rain overnight

Deadly floods and landslides hit Colombia's mountainous city of Manizales on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after the region registered a month's worth of rain overnight. At least 14 people were killed and 22 are missing, government officials said and added that...

April 19, 2017


Massive mudslide in Manizales, Colombia

The death toll from a massive mudslide has risen to 35, officials said Monday, as rescuers struggled to find more survivors in this mountainous, coffee-growing region beset by days of heavy rain. The mudslide in Manizales, a city of 350,000 some 287 kilometers (178

November 08, 2011