Landslides and Mudslides
Mar 19, 2013 22:46 EDT
At least 27 people were killed by landslides caused by heavy rains in a mountainous area of the Brazilian sate of Rio de Janeiro, authorities said.
Mar 19, 2013 16:25 EDT
At least 24 people were killed by landslides spawned by heavy rains in a mountainous area of the Brazilian sate of Rio de Janeiro, authorities said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 11:33 EDT
At least 17 people have died in landslides triggered by heavy rains in a mountainous area of Brazil, authorities said Tuesday.
Mar 18, 2013 15:08 EDT
Landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed 13 people over the past 24 hours in the Brazilian tourist town of Petropolis, an official said Monday.
Mar 11, 2013 13:53 EDT
The El Nino and La Nina climate patterns are unlikely to make an appearance during the first half of this year, the UN's weather agency said Monday.
Mar 03, 2013 11:22 EST
A shallow 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China on Sunday, causing 700 homes to collapse and leaving 30 people injured, state media said.
Feb 18, 2013 05:06 EST
Four children were among 17 people killed over the weekend in central Indonesia after heavy rains triggered floods and landslides, officials said on Monday.
Feb 17, 2013 08:48 EST
At least 13 people were killed over the weekend in Indonesia after heavy rains triggered floods and landslides, officials said Sunday.
Jan 27, 2013 14:22 EST
Two landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 16 people and left nine others missing on Indonesia's Sumatra island, officials said Sunday.
Jan 12, 2013 14:01 EST
A desperate search for three people missing in a landslide in southwestern China ended on Saturday when their bodies were pulled from the mud, taking the final death toll to 46 -- many of them children.
Jan 11, 2013 15:20 EST
Three people remain missing after a landslide which killed 43, including seven from a single family, struck a remote village in southwestern China, state media said Saturday.
Jan 11, 2013 09:52 EST
A landslide killed at least 42 people including seven from a single family when it smashed into a remote village in southwestern China on Friday, state media said.
Jan 11, 2013 06:58 EST
A landslide killed at least 36 people including seven from a single family when it smashed into a remote village in southwestern China on Friday, state-run media said.
Jan 11, 2013 04:52 EST
A landslide in southwestern China on Friday killed at least 22 people, including seven from one family, with some two dozen others trapped, local authorities said.
Jan 11, 2013 03:55 EST
A landslide in southwestern China on Friday killed at least 18 people, including seven from one family, with more than two dozen others trapped, state media and local authorities said.
Jan 03, 2013 17:38 EST
The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change, said US research released Thursday.
Jan 03, 2013 00:30 EST
One man was killed and another was missing after Cyclone Freda hit New Caledonia, as landslides blocked roads and high winds downed power lines, officials in the French Pacific territory said on Thursday.
Dec 28, 2012 00:10 EST
The death toll from a tropical storm that hit the central Philippines on Christmas Day has risen to 11 with thousands more forced out of their homes by landslides and flooding, officials said on Friday.
Dec 27, 2012 06:07 EST
Tropical Storm Wukong left six people dead and two missing as it cut through the central Philippines, following devastating Typhoon Bopha that killed hundreds earlier this month, officials said Thursday.
Dec 25, 2012 13:33 EST
A tropical storm set to hit the Philippines on Christmas Day could spark floods and landslides, forecasters warned, even as the country struggles to recover from a typhoon that killed hundreds.