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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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Echavez was islandhopping with a dozen friends through Zambales province when a rock slide struck as they trekked through Capones Island, killing him instantly and seriously injuring three of his companions, police said.
It's the easiest of all the waterfalls to "conquer": The natural rock slide is only a few meters long with a gentle slope.
The Ayia Koroni-Apliki-Palaichori road is open to traffic but it is dangerous due to dirt and rock slides.
The closure is due to a rock slide. No traffic will be allowed to use the road until that date, including local residents.
On the same week that the rock slide closed Highway 126, a major slide closed Interstate 70 in Colorado, forcing motorists to take a 220-mile detour.
BLUE RIVER - Boulders the size of pickup trucks blocked traffic after a rock slide on Highway 126 early Friday.
But, the official said a heavy rock slide hit the water channel and damaged it on Sunday, resulting in suspension of electricity supply from the powerhouse.
Troopers also received reports of a rock slide on State Route 92 at the Mile Marker 26.