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Experts Warn of More Mudslides On Mt Elgon

AllAfrica.com: Bududa — The preliminary geo-technical study of disaster-prone Mt Elgon by experts has revealed that the ground around mudslide scars is still moving. The study conducted last week was meant to determine the depth of the 40km-crack on the slopes of Mt ...

Mudslide On Hill Causes Road Closure Near Radnor

Patch.com: A mudslide on Saturday has caused Balligomingo Road to close indefinitely in West Conshohocken near Radnor, according to a Philly.com report. The heavy rains over the weekend accumulated and caused and mud and debris to slide down the hill above ...

SEPTA Revises Route 23; Mudslide Closes Road; Tax Lien Sale Nets Millions

iradiophilly.com: Balligomingo Road in West Conshohocken is closed indefinitely, following a mudslide Saturday. The weekend's heavy rains caused mud and debris to slide from the slope above the road. PennDot will work with West Conshohocken Borough to stabilize the ...

Devastating mudslides in Darjeeling kill 30

Times of India: DARJEELING: Incessant rainfall over the past three days triggered devastating mudslides in Darjeeling that left at least 30 dead and many missing. Rescue operations were severely hampered as heavy slush that poured down the hillside washed away roads ...

20 killed in Darjeeling landslide

Times of India: SILIGURI (WB): Landslides in Mirik and Kalimpong, trigged by the incessant rainfall, have led to 20 deaths, local media reported on Wednesday. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is cutting short her Birbhum administrative meeting and heading straight for ...

Montco road closed due to mudslide

Philly.com: The weekend's heavy rains caused mud and debris to slide from the slope above the road. Crews were working to remove mud from the the road on Tuesday, the state Department of Transportation said. PennDot will also work with West Conshohocken ...

People Safe after Sichuan Mudslide

CRIENGLISH.com: The area of Hongtiaogou in Ma'erkang county in southwest China's Sichuan province is hit by a mudslide on June 30, 2015. [Photo: Weibo.com]. An area in southwest China's Sichuan province has been evacuated following a major mudslide. The area of ...

Jordan Brewery plans still buried a year after mudslide

When the mudslide hit, Tim Roets was just months away from opening a microbrewery and taproom on the first floor of the Jordan Brewery. Roets, a microbrewer for 32 years, loved the space, especially the caves carved into the hillside to keep beer cool.

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Feds give $7.6 million for Oso mudslide recovery expenses

HeraldNet: The Oso mudslide covered a mile-square area in debris, killing 43 people. Major search operations lasted about a month, followed by work to clear the landscape. The state Department of Transportation reopened Highway 530 as fully functional, two-lane ...

County public works and WSDOT win award for post-mudslide road rebuild

OSO — The agencies that hurried to rebuild Highway 530 after the deadly mudslide here, which isolated Darrington from the rest of Snohomish County, are receiving national recognition for their work.

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Feds to help buy out homeowners devastated by Oso mudslide

OregonLive.com: Federal officials have awarded $6.6 million to Snohomish County, Washington, to help buy out those whose homes and land were devastated by the Oso mudslide. The Daily Herald of Everett reports that while that's not the full $9.4 million the county ...

Agencies who rebuilt Highway 530 after Oso mudslide receive national award

The agencies that rushed to rebuild Highway 530 after the deadly Oso landslide are getting national recognition. The Everett Herald reports the American Public Works Association awarded its first President's Special Recognition Award to several agencies, including Snohomish County Public works and the Washington State Department of Transportation. The county coordinated eight contractors and ...

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FEMA offers buyout to people in Oso slide zone; some worry it's not enough

KIRO Seattle: PHOTOS: Deadly mudslide in Snohomish County gallery · PHOTOS: Deadly mudslide in Snohomish County · View Larger · Oso anniversary photo. Photo from Twitter of -- NW Washington Incident Management Team (Type 3). The Oso community came ...

Oso gets $7.6 million of federal funds for mudslide recovery

The Seattle Times: EVERETT — The federal government has agreed to pay Snohomish County $7.6 million for mudslide recovery expenses. The Daily Herald of Everett reports that a new Federal Emergency Management Agency grant for nearly $4.2 million covers part of what ...

Oso gets $7.6 million of federal funds for mudslide recovery | Q13

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The federal government has agreed to pay Snohomish County $7.6 million for mudslide recovery expenses. The Daily Herald of Everett reports that a new Federal Emergency Management Agency ...

Oso gets $7.6 million of federal funds for mudslide recovery

The federal government has agreed to pay Snohomish County $7.6 million for mudslide recovery expenses.

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High risk of major mudslide if heavy rains strike Mt Kinabalu: Geologist

AsiaOne: Some 3,000 people living in three villages in the Kiau area at the foothills could be hit by the mudslides. On the eastern side in Ranau, clearing works are going on to remove tonnes of uprooted trees and rocks at the Kampung Bambangan intake point ...

'High risk of major mudslide if heavy rains strike Mt. Kinabalu'

The Star Online: KOTA KINABALU: The upper reaches of the Kadamaian river are at high risk of triggering a major mudslide should heavy rains occur on the western side of Mount Kinabalu. Geologist Prof Felix Tongkul who carried out an aerial survey of the mountain found ...

One person killed in a mudslide following heavy rains in Mombasa

One person died in a Mudslide in Mombasa following heavy rains, while a child succumbed from suspected cholera symptoms. Several businesses and churches remained closed, as effects of poor drainage continued to show the urgent need ...

Mudslide from heavy rains closes Seattle-Everett rail line

SEATTLE (AP) — An official says a mudslide from heavy rain has shut down a rail line between Seattle and Everett. BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas says crews expect to have the line reopened for freight trains by ...

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Heavy Rain Causes Flooding, Mudslide in Montgomery County

NBC 10 Philadelphia: In addition to localized flooding, the overnight rain caused a mudslide and road closures in West Conshohocken. NBC10's Jesse Gary has more details about the weather-related road issues. (Published Saturday, Jun 27, 2015). Updated at 4:25 PM EDT on ...

Sheriff sees Franklin County Road collapse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says he was just feet away when a big hole started to appear on Big Eddie Road on Friday.  He says around 7 p.m. they were responding to a mudslide in the area. That's when he started to hear crackling. He says it's a good thing that he and another deputy were the only ones there when the road started to cave-in.   "We are trained on how ...

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18 Koronadal families relocated from mudslide-prone area

Philippine Star: KORONADAL CITY, Philippines - Officials from Koronadal City on Monday relocated to safer areas 18 peasant families from a mountainside enclave vulnerable to mudslides heavy downpours can cause. The 18 families from Sitio El Gawel in Barangay ...

Federal agency awards Washington state $12.6 million for 2014 mudslide relief

Reuters: SEATTLE A federal relief agency will give at least $12.6 million to emergency officials in Washington state for debris removal and to acquire property destroyed during a 2014 mudslide that killed 43 people, a state official said on Wednesday. The funds ...

Snohomish public works and WSDOT awarded for post-mudslide road rebuild

OSO — The agencies that hurried to rebuild Highway 530 after the deadly mudslide here, which isolated Darrington from the rest of Snohomish County, are receiving national recognition for their work.

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