Guatemalan mudslides push storm Eta's death toll near 150

Guatemalan mudslides push storm Eta's death toll near 150

The death toll from torrential downpours unleashed by storm Eta leapt on Friday as Guatemalan soldiers reached a mountain village where around 100 people were killed by a landslide ...

16 dead in Japan as heavy rain triggers floods, mudslides

16 dead in Japan as heavy rain triggers floods, mudslides

At least 16 people are dead after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, local media said Sunday, as rescue workers sift through debris in search of a dozen missing.

More than 40 dead as Kenya dam bursts after rains

More than 40 dead as Kenya dam bursts after rains

At least 41 people died after a dam burst in central Kenya, police said on Thursday, as residents described muddy waters ripping through their homes in what one survivor called "hell on earth".

Southern California on guard as heavy rains may trigger mudslides

Southern California on guard as heavy rains may trigger mudslides

The threat of dangerous mudslides will grow on Thursday as a storm rolls through coastal California, where thousands have fled from homes near hillsides that were stripped of vegetation by massive wildfires.

California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

The search for victims of last week's deadly mudslides in southern California continued on Monday, with hundreds of rescue workers with dogs and scanners hunting for four people still listed as missing.

20 dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

20 dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

Another 900 emergency personnel arrived this weekend to join the relief effort conducted by more than 2,100 personnel from local, state and federal agencies.

California mudslide rescuers expand search area for missing

California mudslide rescuers expand search area for missing

Rescuers in southern California looking for as many as 43 people feared dead or trapped by this week's deadly mudslides have expanded the area they are searching.

Rescuers search for victims as California mudslide toll hits 17

Rescuers search for victims as California mudslide toll hits 17

Heavy rains on Tuesday sent rivers of waist-high mud and debris flowing from the hills into Montecito and other towns in Santa Barbara County northwest of Los Angeles, which are still recovering from last month's wildfires.

California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13

California mudslides demolish homes, killing at least 13

Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.

90 dead in Philippine mudslides, flooding as storm hits

90 dead in Philippine mudslides, flooding as storm hits

A tropical storm in the Philippines triggered mudslides and flooding that killed nearly 90 people, while dozens are missing, police and disaster officials said on Saturday.

Body found as Greek flood toll rises to 21

Body found as Greek flood toll rises to 21

The death toll from flash floods near Athens last week has risen to 21, with one more person still missing, officials said on Tuesday.

Lords proposes voluntary plan to cut numbers

Lords proposes voluntary plan to cut numbers

Britain’s unelected House of Lords should voluntarily slash its numbers by a quarter, to 600, and introduce time-limited terms for members as part of urgently needed reform, peers said yesterday.