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Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

Washington Post: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivors at ...

Shelters Fill up After Deadly Sri Lanka Mudslide

ABC News: Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to ...

Sniffer dogs join search for Sri Lanka mudslide victims

Sniffer dogs were brought in Friday to join the search for bodies at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka, two days after a major mudslide buried alive scores of people. "We are using the sniffer dogs to look for any bodies," said the officer in charge of the sniffer dog unit, without giving his name. Heavy earth-moving machinery was deployed to the site on Thursday and the officer told reporters that ...

Sri Lankan officials predict no chance of finding more mudslide survivors

Sri Lankans stand on mud and sludge at the site of a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera estimated the ...

Sri Lanka Mudslide: Search For Missing Plantation Workers Halted Over

Authorities said the decision to suspend the search had to do with concerns over the threat of more mudslides. "We are suspending the search operation because it is not safe to work in this rain," Major General Mano Perera, the region's top military ...

There were warning signs ahead of Sri Lanka mudslide: survivors

Sniffer dogs were deployed Friday to search for mudslide victims in Sri Lanka as survivors said they had seen warning signs of the disaster, such as cracks in the ground and livestock fleeing.

Crews open Middle Fork Boise River Road early after late summer mudslide

IdahoOnYourSide.com: The Atlanta Highway District is reopening the Middle Fork Boise River Road after repairing a six mile section that was washed out by a late summer rainstorm. The road opened early which will improve access for hunters, recreationalist and residents of ...

Sri Lanka says no hope finding survivors after tea plantation mudslide; 100

Newser: People gather to look at names of mudslide survivors displayed on a door at a relief center set up in a school in Punagala in Badulla district, about 140 miles (220 kilometers) east of Colombo, Sri Lanka,... (Associated Press) ...

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Sri Lanka Mudslide Leaves Hundreds Missing

Wall Street Journal: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka—A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military mobilized ...

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

WSB Atlanta: Sri Lankan men stand by a damaged house caused by mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of ...

More than 250 missing in Sri Lanka after deadly mudslide

Mashable: At least 10 people are dead and more than 250 are missing in central Sri Lanka after a mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation on Wednesday. The military mobilized troops to help with the rescue ...

10 dead, 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

USA TODAY: KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military ...

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka mudslide

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, raising fears that hundreds might have been killed.

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka mudslide - Official: No hope finding mudslide survivors

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

Hundreds feared buried as mudslide in Sri Lanka tea plantation; gov't confused on toll

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka - A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

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Sri Lanka Mudslide: Several Dead, Hundreds Missing Following Disaster

The Weather Channel: A terrifying tragedy unfolded Wednesday in Sri Lanka, where a mudslide enveloped a tea plantation after monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people and leaving 250 more missing, according to officials. Amidst the chaos, there was confusion about the ...

Mudslide at Sri Lanka tea plantation buries workers homes; 10 dead, more than 250 missing (with photos)

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said.

MORE THAN 250 MISSING..

10 Dead, More Than 250 Missing in Sri Lanka Mudslide

The mudslide struck at around 7:30 a.m. and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center.

10 dead, more than 250 missing in mudslide

Tragedy in Sri Lanka 10 dead, over 250 missing in mudslide

IN SRI LANKA MUDSLIDE..

250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Belfast Telegraph: The mudslide struck at around 7.30am local time and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in Badulla district, 135 miles (218 kilometres) east of the capital, Colombo, said an official from the Disaster Management Centre. By early ...

Over 150 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Aljazeera.com: More than 150 people remain missing following a landslide in a hilly south-central Sri Lanka region, with at least 10 people confirmed dead. The mudslide happened early in the morning on Wednesday, wiping out more than 100 homes of tea garden workers ...

More than 400 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

Aljazeera.com: A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains has buried scores of people in central Sri Lanka, killing at least 15 and leaving 400 others missing, officials said. The mudslide happened early in the morning on Wednesday, wiping out more than 100 homes of tea ...

Little hope of finding survivors in Sri Lanka mudslide

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka – There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.

Around 100 buried alive in Sri Lanka mudslide

Colombo (AFP) - A major mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka killed about 100 people on Wednesday, with the victims buried alive, the country's disaster management minister said.

MISSING IN SRI LANKA..

200 missing in Sri Lanka after mudslide

Frontier Post: AFP_COLOMBO: Around 200 people were reported missing and 10 people confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered mudslides in a tea-growing region of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, disaster officials said. “We have reports of 140 houses ...

200 missing in Sri Lanka after mudslide: official

9news.com.au: Around 200 people were reported missing and three confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered mudslides in central Sri Lanka, according to disaster officials said. "We have reports of 140 houses getting washed away in the mudslides," Sarath ...

200 missing in Sri Lanka after mudslide: official

The Star Online: COLOMBO, Oct 29, 2014 (AFP) - Around 200 people were reported missing and three confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered mudslides in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, disaster officials said. "We have reports of 140 houses getting washed ...

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. ...

More than 300 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide

JC Finley COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- At least 10 people died and more than 300 people remain missing after a mudslide struck central Sri Lanka on Wednesday morning.

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