Stories tagged: landslides
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
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.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
The rain that saturated the region this past weekend also caused numerous rock slides and widespread road damage throughout Whitman County.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Western Washington is on the watch for high winds and potential landslides.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
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 …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
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 …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
The recent landslide at Porcupine Bay above the Spokane Arm of Lake Roosevelt has added a new “geology at work” opportunity to an
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Spokane set a daily rainfall record on Monday; all the water continues to cause problems
Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Warming temperatures and heavy precipitation raise threat of flooding across the Inland NW
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
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.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
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 …
Thu., March 27, 2014
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 …
Mon., July 16, 2012, 7:05 a.m.
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 …