Mudslides

Severe weather creates havoc across Germany

Thunderstorms have created havoc across Germany leading to the derailment of a train with seven people injured, flight cancellations at Hamburg's …

Weather

After the Country’s Deadliest Mudslide, This Town Came Out Stronger Than Ever

It was the first clear day all month in Darrington, Washington, and most community members were out enjoying the sun. But the heavy rains had already …

Senior presumed dead after home 'enveloped' by B.C. landslide

Fire chief says slide 'sounded like a freight train'<p>A senior is presumed dead after a home was swept away in a mudslide in the B.C. Interior.<p>RCMP …

Canada

Highway 1 near Sicamous partially reopens after mudslide

Drive B.C. says single-lane alternating traffic now getting through after mudslide near Canoe<p>Highway 1 has partially reopened between Salmon Arm and …

Canada

Traffic halted before giant Idaho mudslide blocks road

Mudslides this winter have wreaked havoc in the Bay Area, but Northern California isn’t alone when it comes to these natural disasters.<p>A slide was …

RVs

Highway 3 west of Grand Forks, B.C. partially reopens after mudslide

DriveBC says to expect up to 20-minute delays<p>Highway 3 west of Grand Forks, B.C., near Greenwood, has partially reopened after a mudslide.<p>DriveBC …

British Columbia

Officials track slow Washington landslide near 2014 disaster

OSO, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide near the site of a Washington state mudslide that wiped out a neighborhood and killed 43 people in 2014 has prompted officials to close a state highway as a precaution and recommend evacuations for a handful of residents, officials said.<p>The area of the …

Colombia mudslide survivor search ends

Colombian authorities are formally abandoning the search for survivors of the mudslide that killed at least 314 people in the city of Mucoa, although …

South America

Colombian officials end search for survivors after deadly flood, mudslide

Colombian officials on Friday formally abandoned the search for survivors of floods that killed at least 314 people in the small southern city of Mocoa, though 106 people remain listed as missing.<p>Emergency workers will turn to excavating roads and buildings, distributing aid and trying to avoid the …

News

Mudslide destroys 2 homes, causes injuries in Shuswap

Fire chief says 1 home cut in half by falling debris<p>A mudslide has destroyed two houses in the small Shuswap community of Tappen and caused the …

Canada

Colombia reveals 92 children among victims of Mocoa mudslide

There were 92 children among the 301 people killed in the giant mudslide that slammed the southern Colombian town of Mocoa last week, the government said Thursday.<p>The landslide hit late Friday after heavy rains caused three rivers to flood, strewing earth, rocks and trees over the area. The death …

South America

Colombian mudslide - more than 300 dead

The death toll in the weekend mudslide that wiped away several neighbourhoods in the Colombian city of Mocoa has risen to 301.<p>The National Legal …

Juan Manuel Santos

Colombian town mourns victims of mudslide

The first victims of the Mocoa landslide have been laid to rest in Colombia.<p>The country's government said it would dedicate 40,000m pesos ($13.9m; £11.1m) to help rebuild the town, which has no power or running water.<p>About 200 people are still missing but hopes of finding survivors are fading.

More than 250 dead in Colombia mudslides

<b>(CNN) —</b> There are no more people officially missing after mudslides in Colombia killed at least 254, the country's president said Sunday.<p>Torrential rains Friday night caused three rivers surrounding the southern city of Mocoa to overflow -- sending a torrent of mud and debris surging through the …

Juan Manuel Santos

Colombia Mudslide: Rescue Crews Continue the Search for Survivors

More than 250 people are dead after an avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers tore through a small city in Colombia.

Colombia

Top Stories: Russian Subway Blast; Deadly Louisiana Tornado

Good morning, here are our early stories:<p><b>— Louisiana Mother And Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Are Killed In Tornado.</b><p><b>— Deadly Blast Rips Through Russian Metro Station, Russian State Media Report.</b><p>And here are more early headlines:<p><b>Trump Says U.S. Could Go It Alone Against North Korea.</b> (CNN)<p><b>Trump Welcoming</b> …

Louisiana

Climate change to blame for devastating mudslide in Mocoa, Colombia, says president, senior UN official

Climate change was to blame for a devastating mudslide that washed away large swaths of the town of Mocoa in southwestern Colombia, leaving more than …

Climate Change

Death toll in Colombia mudslide passes 250 as rescue efforts continue

Devastating mudslides in the Colombian town of Mocoa killed at least 254 people, 43 of them children, President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday, in yet another sharp rise in the death toll.<p>Santos, who traveled to the southern town to personally oversee relief operations, warned the toll could keep …

South America

A Devastating Mudslide In Colombia Has Left 254 Dead And Hundreds Missing Or Injured

At least 254 are dead with 400 people injured and 200 missing due to flooding and mudslides following heavy rains in Colombia. The military reported the figures as “1,100 soldiers and police officers” joined a search for survivors across 17 affected neighborhoods in the city of Mocoa according to …

Juan Manuel Santos

Frantic search for survivors as Colombia mudslide death toll tops 200 | News | DW.COM | 02.04.2017

At least 234 people have died from mudslides in Colombia as rescue crews scramble to find survivors. The death toll is expected to rise.<p>Rescue crews …

Juan Manuel Santos

Gruesome scenes as Colombia mudslide death toll hits 210

Covered in mud, 38-year-old Marta Gomez told of going to search for her missing niece -- and making a chilling find instead.<p>"I went to look for my …

Death toll rises in Colombia mudslide

At least 250 people are now believed to have died in Colombia after a huge mudslide swept through entire neighbourhoods in the south western city of Mocoa.<p>Over 60 of the victims are children.<p>Hundreds more are injured.<p>A Mudslide in Southern Colombia Last Friday Leaves Hundreds Killed and Hundreds …

South America

Deaths in Colombia's mudslide tragedy likely to exceed 300

2017-04-02 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is praying for the victims of Colombia`s mudslide tragedy, grieving relatives and also for those …

Vatican

The death toll in this weekend's mudslide in Colombia exceeds 250 people

Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, …

Juan Manuel Santos

While you were sleeping: Villeray hit-and-run, Venezuela walks back power grab, deadly Colombia mudslide

<b>A 21-year-old woman was injured in a hit-and-run</b> in the Villeray neighbourhood of Montreal Saturday night. The victim was transported to hospital …

Venezuela

More than 100 missing as Mocoa search operation ends

At least 102 children among the dead in a giant mudslide that slammed into the town of Mocoa last week.<p>Colombian officials on Friday formally ended the search for survivors of floods in the country's southwest that killed at least 314 people, including 102 children - though 106 people still remain …

South Asia

Colombia Mudslide: 210 Dead, 203 Injured After 3 Rivers Burst Banks

BOGOTA, Colombia — An avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers tore through a small city in Colombia while people slept over the weekend, destroying homes, sweeping away cars and killing at least 210 unsuspecting residents.<p>The incident triggered by a sudden, heavy rainstorm happened around …

News

Colombia landslide leaves at least 254 dead and hundreds missing

Rescue teams scramble to find survivors after heavy rains in Putumayo province cause mud, rocks and gushing waters to engulf city of Mocoa<p>Colombian rescuers have been searching frantically for hundreds of missing people after the southern city of Mocoa was engulfed on Saturday by a huge landslide …

Latin America

Search for missing resumes after deadly mudslide, flooding in Colombia

Townspeople desperately searched their ruined homes and the local hospital for loved ones Sunday after a torrent of water, mud and debris swept through a city in southern Colombia, causing more than 200 deaths, many of them children, and leaving hundreds more missing and injured.<p>Neighbourhoods were …

Juan Manuel Santos

Colombia mudslide, flooding kill 254 in midnight deluge

| MOCOA, Colombia<p>Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, killing 254 people, injuring hundreds and sending terrified residents, some in their pajamas, scrambling to evacuate.<p>Heavy rains …

Juan Manuel Santos