Aerial photos of Washington mudslide

March 24, 2014 3:19 p.m.  •  6 comments

The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 people who are still unaccounted for, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Related story: Six more deaths confirmed in mudslide

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The Stillaguamish River is shown backed up at left in this aerial photo Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash., after it was blocked on Saturday by the massive mudslide shown at right, that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing. The search for survivors grew Monday raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

The massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

An intact house sits at left at the edge of the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

A Civil Air Patrol plane flies over the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing as shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

The massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

A house destroyed by the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

The massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

Houses and other structures are shown flooded by the backed-up Stillaguamish River up-river from the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people Saturday and left dozens missing, as shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

Debris from structures destroyed by the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people Saturday and left dozens missing is interspersed with downed trees in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

The blue-tarped roof of a house destroyed by the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people Saturday and left dozens missing is visible at right in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities.

Ted S. Warren Associated Press Link

This March 22, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday’s mudslide in Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed.

Washington State Dept of Transportation Associated Press Link


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