Landslides and mudslides

In this Monday, April 16, 2018, photo provided by the Office of the Governor, Hawaii, Hawaii Gov. David Ige, left, flies over the flood-damaged areas of the island of Kauai. Heavy rains on Kauai let up on Monday, which helped emergency workers better rescue people stranded by flooding on the island. Ige were in a helicopter Monday assessing the damage and rescue needs on the island. (Courtesy of Hawaii Governor's Office via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 10:56 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers. The U.S. Army, National Guard, and the county airlifted more than 220 people Monday and are going...
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In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, a doll covered in mud lies next to a shovel and rocks outside a home heavily damaged in a mudslide, in Montecito, Calif. Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed multiple people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 17, 2018 - 6:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a torrent of mud crashed through Mari Mitchel's bedroom in Southern California three months ago, it carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a tiny pouch that held her wedding and engagement rings and a beloved pendant. As the days turned...
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A landslide site is seen Wednesday April 11, 2018 in Nakatsu, Oita Prefecture, in southern Japan. Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency says the landslide occurred around 3:50 a.m. Wednesday in Oita prefecture on Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands. The agency said it left six missing and damaged four homes. (Takuto Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 10:19 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Rescuers were searching Wednesday for six people after an overnight landslide buried a small cluster of houses at the foot of a steep slope in southern Japan. The landslide, which occurred around 3:50 a.m., left six people missing and damaged four homes in Oita prefecture on Kyushu,...
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April 06, 2018 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fierce Northern California storm Friday shut down Yosemite National Park, threatened mudslides in wildfire-ravaged wine country and could present the first test of a partially repaired offshoot of the nation's tallest dam that nearly collapsed last year. Recent heavy rainfall...
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Pedestrians make their way across a street in the pouring rain in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The storm came ashore on the central coast and spread south into the Los Angeles region and north through San Francisco Bay, fed by a long plume of subtropical moisture called an atmospheric river. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
March 21, 2018 - 4:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strong Pacific storm dropped heavy rain Wednesday on a swath of coastal California, where thousands of people have been evacuated because of the threat of debris flows and mudslides from wildfire burn areas. The storm came ashore on the central coast and spread south into the...
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FILE - This file image made from video provided Feb. 28, 2018, show the damaged building following an earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea. At least 55 people have been confirmed dead and authorities fear the toll could exceed 100 from last week's powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea, as survivors faced more shaking early Wednesday,March 7, 2018 from the strongest aftershock so far. (Australia Broadcasting Corporation via AP, File)
March 07, 2018 - 5:44 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake that struck Papua New Guinea last week has left at least 55 people dead and authorities fear the toll could exceed 100, as survivors faced more shaking early Wednesday from the strongest aftershock so far. Southern Highlands Governor William Powi...
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People stand at the entrance to a pizza shop as water floods a street, in Scituate, Mass., Friday, March 2, 2018. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 03, 2018 - 4:11 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a major late-winter storm pounding the East Coast (all times local): 5:45 p.m. An 11-year-old boy in New York state is the fifth person reported killed by downed trees in a fierce winter storm bringing high winds and heavy rain to the East Coast. A tree crashed through a...
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People stand at the entrance to a pizza shop as water floods a street, in Scituate, Mass., Friday, March 2, 2018. A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday, packing heavy rain and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to Maine braced for coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 03, 2018 - 12:15 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a major late-winter storm pounding the East Coast (all times local): 5:45 p.m. An 11-year-old boy in New York state is the fifth person reported killed by downed trees in a fierce winter storm bringing high winds and heavy rain to the East Coast. A tree crashed through a...
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In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, a Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Deptment fire fighter crosses Arroyo Paredon Creek in Santa Barbara County, Calif., on Friday, March 2, 2018. Rain is moving across Southern California, but authorities on the south Santa Barbara County coast say there has not been a repeat of the deadly debris flows that struck during a January storm. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 8:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rain moved through Southern California early Friday, sparing a strip of coastal communities from a repeat of deadly mudslides that struck in January. Evacuation orders affecting up to 30,000 people on the south Santa Barbara County coast were lifted at midmorning. "The worst of...
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In this image from a dashboard camera provided by the California Highway Patrol is a closed section of Interstate 80 at Donner Summit Thursday, March 1, 2018, near Truckee, Calif. A major winter storm moved across Northern California on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to the Sierra Nevada and steady rain through the region that disrupted the morning commute. Up in the Sierra, officials warned people to stay off mountain roads. The California Department of Transportation said there were chain controls or snow-tire requirements in place on stretches of Interstate 80, U.S. Highway 50 and U.S. 395. (California Highway Patrol via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 4:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major winter storm swept south through California on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to mountains and steady rain elsewhere, while prompting mandatory evacuations for coastal areas to the south that were devastated by deadly mudslides in January. As many as 30,...
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