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A downward slope movement of a potentially lethal mixture of water, rocks, and mud, triggered by earthquakes, volcanoes, or weather events
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One does not understand why rocks and landslides do not plunge down these declivities daily.
The balance all went for actual votes, and on a day of Democratic landslides they elected "Scotty" Doyle, the ex-tenpin setter, by nearly a thousand plurality--and beginning at five o'clock in the afternoon, and ending at three the next morning, Jurgis treated himself to a most unholy and horrible "jag." Nearly every one else in Packingtown did the same, however, for there was universal exultation over this triumph of popular government, this crushing defeat of an arrogant plutocrat by the power of the common people.
RAWALAKOT -- At least 10 people were killed after a landslide hit their houses in Hajeera area of Rawalakot city of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ and K) on Saturday.
Geologists from the Irrigation and Water Resources Management Department have inspected a hill at Thae Phyi Gone village on Yangon-Mawlamyine highway in Paung Township, Mon State after a landslide at Malatt hill of Kalama mountain range.
PESHAWAR -- At least two people were missing when landslide occurred on Shahrah-e- Khaghan at different places that also stranded dozens of tourists in the valley.
They were killed in a landslide at Limgha village of Satyawati Rural Municiapality-4 of the district, and two in Lupek village.
Customary co-seismic landslide detection methods are conscientious, time demanding and very difficult to be adopted for regional scale landslides assessment.
SHANGLA -- The main road linking Chakesar with other parts of Shangla district was blocked after a landslide hit Karora area here on Tuesday night leaving motorists and commuters stranded.
The Office of the Vice President (OVP) vowed on Wednesday to continue helping the landslide victims in the Bicol region rebuild their lives.
The head of the geological planning expedition of the National Geological Survey Service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, Aziz Garalov, told Trend on November 1 that the monitoring continues on the Bayil landslide zone in the Sabail district of Baku.
Police have recorded the statements of over 40 people in relation to the Bukit Kukus landslide.