An official says 80 people are still unaccounted for. Authorities plan to release their names, hoping that perhaps some were away when the disaster struck, since many of the apartments and houses in Atami are second homes or vacation rentals.
By Kantaro Komiya, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Updated: The death toll in California's mudslides reached 15 on Wednesday after storms swept through fire-damaged areas the previous day.
By Ilayda Kocak
Many remained buried in their homes Tuesday after a massive rain-induced landslide tore through a town near Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. At least 300 people were killed and 600 missing from the flooding and mudslides, according to the Red Cross.
By Larisa Epatko
In our news wrap Wednesday, there was a miraculous rescue in Shenzhen, China, where a devastating mudslide buried part of an industrial park three days ago. Also, forecasters issued tornado warnings from Louisiana to Illinois just two days before Christmas.
By PBS NewsHour
By News Desk
The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39. The Snohomish County sheriff's office still lists seven people as missing from the March 22 landslide that buried some 30 homes in the…
By Margaret Myers, News Desk
A total of 24 bodies have been recovered from the Washington mudslide, Washington officials reported Monday.
By Tony Schick, Earthfix
The last time the U.S. Geological Survey made a national map of landslide hazards, it did so on paper. It didn’t use laser imaging for landslide detection and it didn’t render the maps with the high-powered geographic software near-universally…
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