Gulf Times - landslide
Two dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee heavy rains

Two dead as Japan orders 670,000 to flee heavy rains

Two people were confirmed dead on Wednesday as heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, prompting flood and landslide warnings and orders for 670,000 people to seek safety.

At least 53 dead in southern Myanmar landslide

At least 53 dead in southern Myanmar landslide

At least 53 people were killed by a landslide that struck a village in Myanmar's southern Mon state on August 9, the Myanmar Fire Services Department announced on Sunday.

Typhoon in eastern China causes landslide, killing 18 people

Typhoon in eastern China causes landslide, killing 18 people

Eighteen people were killed and 14 were missing in eastern China on Saturday in a landslide triggered by a major typhoon, which caused widespread transport disruptions ...

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

Myanmar landslide kills 22, many more feared missing

At least 22 people were killed when a landslide triggered by monsoon rains struck a village in eastern Myanmar, as emergency workers continued the search Saturday for scores more feared missing.

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

China landslide death toll rises to 36 with 15 still missing

The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 36, state broadcaster CCTV said Sunday, with 15 still missing days after the disaster struck.

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Thunderstorm, flooding, landslides kill 16 in Bangladesh

Lightning, rain-triggered flooding and landslides have killed at least 16 people in Bangladesh as parts of the South Asian country were deluged by heavy monsoon rain, officials said on Saturday.

At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

At least 22 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday.

Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Dozens were still missing as authorities probed whether a nearby rock quarry could have played a role in the massive hillside collapse on Thursday.

Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

The new tragedy comes just days after Typhoon Mangkhut pounded the nation's north with heavy winds and rain, sparking a separate landslide that left dozens dead.

Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

The typhoon smashed homes and flooded key agricultural regions in the northern Philippines before battering Hong Kong and southern China with fierce winds and heavy rain.

Japan quake toll rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Japan quake toll rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 18.