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HANOI, Vietnam – A typhoon that officials said was the most powerful to hit Vietnam in 20 years blew away from the country on Thursday after setting off landslides, sinking boats and knocking out power to at least 1.7 million people. At least 35 people were killed and more than 50 were missing, state media said.
A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn Monday, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. territory that has been shaking for the past week.
Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours in Indonesia’s capital have left at least 60 people dead as rescuers struggle to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud
Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried dozens of homes and killed at least 29 people in a central region.
The city of Boise has agreed to pay five homeowners $275,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after a hillside started sliding and destroyed the homes.
The rain that saturated the region this past weekend also caused numerous rock slides and widespread road damage throughout Whitman County.
Western Washington is on the watch for high winds and potential landslides.
Sierra Leone’s government has hired 600 grave diggers for the burials of hundreds of mudslide victims, officials said Thursday, as some residents were told to evacuate one mountainside amid fears the rainy season could unleash further disaster.
On a day that will start with rain and end with the potential for yet another rainfall record being broken, the Pineapple Express is gathering steam as it prepares to dump more rain Wednesday across Washington.
The recent landslide at Porcupine Bay above the Spokane Arm of Lake Roosevelt has added a new “geology at work” opportunity to an
President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Washington state to address damage from late January and February storms that brought flooding, landslides and mudslides. Spokane County was one of many counties named in the declaration.
Spokane set a daily rainfall record on Monday; all the water continues to cause problems
FISHING -- A landslide that occurred Sunday north of Davenport will block access to Lake Roosevelt's popular Porcupine Bay Campground and boat launch for weeks or even months, Lincoln County officials say. The Porcupine Bay Road that spurs off SR 25 is closed about 1...
Warming temperatures and heavy precipitation raise threat of flooding across the Inland NW
The Columbia River Gorge is famous for sweeping dramatic vistas, but new research published by the U.S. Geological Survey reveals a shifting landscape beneath the forest.
Sri Lanka’s government on Saturday raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as soldiers continued searching for scores of people missing since deadly landslides struck hill country several days ago.
Landslides are part of Spokane’s geologic history, though the risk is slim for the type of major slide such as last weekend’s devastating mountainside collapse northeast of Seattle. “Low risk doesn’t mean no risk,” said Thomas Frost, geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Spokane.
TOKYO — Most of the quarter-million people who fled massive flooding in southwest Japan were able to return home today, but the danger had not fully passed from record rains that have killed at least 28 people.