At least 7 killed after heavy rain caused landslides in central Java

As of noon, on Friday on 23rd  February at least seven people are confirmed dead and 13 others missing after a landslide in Central Java. Five people are injured and are being treated at hospitals. A total of 245 people have been displaced…

Deadly landslide at Malaysian construction site kills 11 foreign workers

Eleven foreign workers are dead after a landslide at a construction site in north-west Malaysia on Saturday 22nd Oct, authorities say. The landslide occurred at a site where two 49-storey condominium towers are being built. Earlier estimates had put the death…

Villagers begin to mourn dead after deadly China landslide

By Sue-Lin Wong XINMO, China (Reuters) – Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives’ homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a mountain, with little hope of finding anyone alive after…

Landslide, floods kill 156 in Bangladesh, India; toll could rise

By Ruma Paul and Zarir Hussain DHAKA/GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – Heavy rains have triggered a series of landslides and floods in Bangladesh and neighbouring northeast India, killing at least 156 people over two days, and officials warned on Wednesday the…

Rescuers search for missing in China landslide

At least 91 people were missing after a huge mound of mud and construction waste collapsed at a business park in southern China and buried 33 buildings in the country’s latest industrial disaster. Premier Li Keqiang has ordered an official…

Waste spill buries buildings in Southern China, 91 missing

By Paul Carsten SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – At least 91 people were missing after a giant mound of mud and construction waste spewed out of an overfull dump site in a southern China boomtown and buried 33 buildings in the…

Floods, landslides kill 75, displace thousands in Eastern India

KOLKATA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At least 75 people have died and tens of thousands have had to take refuge in state-run relief camps after heavy rains caused floods and landslides in eastern India, government officials and aid groups said…

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