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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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TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent Friday a message of condolences to Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo over the victims killed in the recent typhoon-triggered mudflows.
The viscosity of the mudflow would have been about that of SAE 40 motor oil, he said.
Prime Minister Temir Sariyev gave the appropriate instructions to fight the consequences of the mudflow that had occurred in the village of Kyr-Jol in Suzak district (Jalal-Abad region) on May 24 and killed 6 people.
The authorities are stumped after failed attempts to stem the flow by building defunct relief wells, erecting levees and double-walled dams, and droppling hundreds of huge concrete balls into the boiling source of the mudflow; a local man collects timber and roof tiles from abandoned houses.
Health of those affected by the mudflow occurred in Suzak district of Jalal-Abad region on May 24 remains stable, the Ministry of Health said today.
Officials earlier said Sunday's massive mudflow in Zhouqu was largely the result of a record rainfall that dumped 97 millimeters of rain in a matter of 40 minutes on the normally arid region, which sees less than 200 mm of annual rainfall on average.
MARIANA, Brazil, Muharram 26, 1437, November 08, 2015, SPA -- Brazilian authorities late on Saturday were investigating a second suspected death after two dams at a major mine in the country's southeast burst and unleashed a massive mudflow that wreaked havoc across more than 80 km (50 miles), Reuters reported.
Santa Barbara County fire spokesman Mike Eliason told ( CNN that at least three homes in Montecito "wiped away by mudflow and debris." Emergency personnel is also working to rescue people trapped in vehicles by the mud.
"Six homes near the coastal community of Montecito were wiped away from their foundations by mudflow and debris," CNN quoted Santa Barbara County fire spokesman Mike Eliason as saying.
Under the project, slope protection and mudflow prevention measures will be carried out on National Road No.
Guinobatan mayor Ann Gemma Ongjoco ordered the mandatory pre-emptive evacuation to residents living within 6 kilometer permanent danger zone of Mayon Volcano particularly in the villages that frequently experience mudflow during heavy downpour.
These individuals are threatened from mudflow, lahar and other volcanic debris.