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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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Another lot of coolies on the ladder, struggling suicidally to break through the battened hatch to a swamped deck, fell off as before, and he disappeared under them like a man overtaken by a landslide.
"You've made a landslide with your confounded acres and a cow, and Verner can hardly get a vote anywhere.
Due to the rain, landslides were also expected in Hazara, Malakand division, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and the mountainous region of the AJ and K.
Experts from Yangon Fire Department inspected the hill with drones and concluded that more landslides were likely to happen.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) in Region 12 has recommended the re-routing of roads and immediate relocation of residents in parts of Barangay Ned in Lake Sebu town in South Cotabato due to the presence of ground tension cracks and occurrence of landslides these past weeks.
At least 11 persons were killed in landslides at Satyawati Rural Municipality-4 in Gulmi district on Tuesday.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 25 (ANI): The Srinagar-Leh highway was closed for traffic on Thursday after being hit by landslides triggered by heavy rains on Wednesday.
He said the area was prone to landslides during rains.
A new major cause of death has become increasingly common in more recent storms - landslides. Entire sides of hills and mountains - trees, rocks, and all - have come sliding down to bury whole communities.
Vice President Leni Robredo visited Sagnay, Camarines Sur on the same day to check on the search and retrieval operations and hand over financial aid and relief goods to families struck by landslides in the said town.