World Feb 27

Death toll from heavy rains in Brazil rises to 111
After Brazil mudslides, grief and faith among the ruins

Condé can’t even walk a block without stopping to place his hand on someone’s shoulder and offer a hug, a kind word, spiritual counsel. That’s how great the grief is in Alto da Serra — Sierra Heights in English —…

Nation Aug 07

A street is cleaned up a day after a flash flood from the Waldo Canyon Fire burn scar swept through Manitou Springs
Colorado mudslides wreak havoc on major transportation route

As ominous storm clouds gathered in western Colorado over a large area blackened by a recent wildfire, torrential rain fell and the charred land stripped of vegetation gave way, sending a rush of mud and boulders tumbling down steep canyon…

World Jul 05

Mudslide in Atami
Japan searches for dozens missing in mudslide; 4 dead

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.