Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.
One of the six has been identified as a 34-year old man from the German state of Bavaria, and the rest of the team were also likely from Germany, rescue operations chief Martin Reichholf said.
Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 25 people while dozens are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.
A life-saving drone project developed by a Qatari startup aims to revolutionise emergency and rescue operations, specifically near coastal areas around Qatar, using state-of-the-art connectivity solutions from Ooredoo.
Hopes faded on Thursday for the survival of about 150 people trapped under the mud and rubble of two landslides in Sri Lanka, as heavy rain hampered rescue operations and the death toll from the disaster rose to 41.