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Landslide in Alaska could lead to ‘mega-tsunami’ within a year, warn scientists
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Landslide in Alaska could lead to ‘mega-tsunami’ within a year, warn scientists

To comment upon the impact the tsunami might leave, experts cited examples of landslide-induced tsunamis in the past in Alaska and Greenland.

Kerala rains: Toll rises to 15 in Idukki landslide, 50 people feared trapped; govt to foot medical bills of injured
India

Kerala rains: Toll rises to 15 in Idukki landslide, 50 people feared trapped; govt to foot medical bills of injured

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Home Minister Amit Shah and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi among others expressed anguish at the loss of lives in the landslide

Mumbai rains: Heavy showers cause landslide on Western Express Highway in Kandivali, traffic diverted
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Mumbai rains: Heavy showers cause landslide on Western Express Highway in Kandivali, traffic diverted

The Western Express Highway (WEH) is a major north-south arterial road, stretching from Dahisar to suburban Bandra in Mumbai

Landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar's Hpakant killes over 50; local reports say 200 missing
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Landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar's Hpakant killes over 50; local reports say 200 missing

The area is 950 kilometers north of Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon, and is the center of the world’s biggest jade mining industry

Sikkim rail project: Amid protests, environmentalists warn of disaster waiting to happen
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Sikkim rail project: Amid protests, environmentalists warn of disaster waiting to happen

Environmentalists claim that the Sikkim rail project could invite natural disasters as the stretch falls in an earthquake hazard zone. Instead, the railways point to increased employment and income generation through tourism.

Four injured, several feared trapped after house collapses in Uttarakhand’s Almora; heavy rains likely for state on 3, 4 Sep, warns IMD
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Four injured, several feared trapped after house collapses in Uttarakhand’s Almora; heavy rains likely for state on 3, 4 Sep, warns IMD

At least four people including two minors have been injured while several others including a woman are feared to be trapped after a house in Almora district collapsed in a flash flood caused due to relentless rains in the district

Monsoon update: Manali-Leh highway shut after fresh landslides hit Kullu; Yamuna's water level begins to recede in Delhi
India

Monsoon update: Manali-Leh highway shut after fresh landslides hit Kullu; Yamuna's water level begins to recede in Delhi

Fresh landslides struck Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Wednesday, blocking traffic on the Manali-Leh highway. The landslides occurred at Marhi between Manali and Rohtang at around 11.30 am, Kullu Superintendent of Police Gaurav Singh said.

Landslides disrupt traffic on Manali-Leh highway; situation may worsen as IMD predicts heavy rains for Himachal Pradesh in coming days
India

Landslides disrupt traffic on Manali-Leh highway; situation may worsen as IMD predicts heavy rains for Himachal Pradesh in coming days

The National Highway 3 between Manali and Leh was on Tuesday morning blocked for traffic movement near Rohtang due to a landslide triggered by relentless rains in the region.

Daily Bulletin: Speculation ends as Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief at CWC meeting; Rahul Gandhi likely to visit flood-hit districts of Kerala today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Speculation ends as Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief at CWC meeting; Rahul Gandhi likely to visit flood-hit districts of Kerala today; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief at second CWC meeting; Rahul Gandhi likely to visit flood-hit Kerala districts today; day's tops stories

Kerala floods: Toll reaches 42 in three days as heavy rains lash state; 19 trains cancelled, red alert issued in several districts
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Kerala floods: Toll reaches 42 in three days as heavy rains lash state; 19 trains cancelled, red alert issued in several districts

Forty-two people have lost their lives as incessant rains continue to wreak havoc in Kerala, and as many as 19 trains have been cancelled on Saturday.

Southwest China landslide: Death toll reaches 20; 25 still missing three days after disaster, says state media
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Southwest China landslide: Death toll reaches 20; 25 still missing three days after disaster, says state media

The death toll in a landslide that buried a village in southwest China rose to 20 on Friday, with 25 people still missing three days after the disaster, state media said.

Odisha landslide: Nine workers injured and four feared dead after incident at Coal India mine
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Odisha landslide: Nine workers injured and four feared dead after incident at Coal India mine

Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Limited mine in Odisha, a company spokesman said. One worker dying every seven days on average in 2018 in mines operated by state-run Coal India and Singreni Collieries Co Ltd, said to government data. In December, at least 15 miners were trapped in an illegal 'rat-hole' coal mine in the northeastern state of Meghalaya.

Two injured, one feared trapped in Arunachal Pradesh landslide; more such incidents expected amid heavy rainfall, say officials
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Two injured, one feared trapped in Arunachal Pradesh landslide; more such incidents expected amid heavy rainfall, say officials

Two people were injured and another feared to be trapped in a massive landslide that occurred on Wednesday due to intermittent rains in Arunachal Pradesh.

Over 50 feared dead in Myanmar after landslide engulfs jade mining area; police says incident buried sleeping miners in 'mud lake'
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Over 50 feared dead in Myanmar after landslide engulfs jade mining area; police says incident buried sleeping miners in 'mud lake'

Dozens die each year in landslides caused by jade mining, a notoriously corrupt and poorly regulated industry concentrated near the Myanmar's border with China.

Massive landslide buries over three dozen shops at rural market in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda; no casualty reported
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Massive landslide buries over three dozen shops at rural market in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda; no casualty reported

There was no immediate report of any casualty in the landslide, which took place at Bathri market in Bhalessa, 65 km from the Doda district headquarters

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority
India

Hundreds of tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh's Bir Billing landslide rescued by district authority

Hundred of tourists stuck in a landslide in Bir Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district have been rescued, a district official said Saturday.

Four dead in landslide caused by storm in central Philippines; 12,000 people evacuated from Bicol region
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Four dead in landslide caused by storm in central Philippines; 12,000 people evacuated from Bicol region

Three members of a family were buried in a landslide in Legazpi City southeast of Manila while a woman was crushed by another landslide in Bulan town as heavy rains brought by the storm loosened the earth.

Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh
India

Centre approves relief fund of over Rs 3,700 crore for disaster-hit states of Kerala, Nagaland, and Andhra Pradesh

The High Level Committee approved the additional assistance from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).

External affairs ministry alerts Arunachal Pradesh, Assam govts after landslide in mainstream of Brahmaputra river
India

External affairs ministry alerts Arunachal Pradesh, Assam govts after landslide in mainstream of Brahmaputra river

On Thursday, Ninong Ering wrote to Minister of Sate for Water Resources Arjun Meghwal apprising him of the landslide in the upstream of the Brahmaputra.

Uganda landslide: 41 killed after river bursts banks in Bududa district; search for victims continues
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Uganda landslide: 41 killed after river bursts banks in Bududa district; search for victims continues

Rescue teams continued picking through the rubble late, searching for survivors and victims of the disaster which took place the previous day in Uganda's Bududa district. An unknown number of people remained missing.