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Officials in Chile have said heavy rains fuelled a landslide that swept over a village in the country's south, killing at least five people and leaving another 15 missing.
County government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes feared buried in landslide
An official says a landslide has stranded about 13 000 Indian pilgrims near a revered Hindu temple site in northern India, but caused no casualties
Search and rescue teams were making the rounds in this Colombia city, digging and probing into dense piles of mud and debris whenever anyone reported hearing a potential sound of a survivor.
Authorities in central China say 12 people are likely dead inside a hotel overrun by a landslide.
Torrential rains have triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Java, killing at least 19 villagers
Massive landslides triggered by torrential rains have buried homes in three villages in central Sri Lanka.
At least fifteen students holidaying at a popular tourist spot in western Indonesia have been killed in a landslide, with fears the death toll could rise.
A landslide that swept through an industrial park in southern China has buried more than 30 buildings in a sea of mud, leaving 91 people missing and triggering a gas explosion.
Four people were killed and nine others remain missing after a landslide buried homes on Indonesia's main island of Java.
Soldiers and volunteers are resuming rescue operations after pulling 46 bodies from the mud left by a landslide that trapped two buses in northern India.
Officials and media reports say at least 10 people have died in mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka
A landslide has swept over part of a village in Kyrgyzstan killing 24 people, including nine children.
Twelve Indonesians, including three children, have been killed on the holiday island of Bali after landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed several villages, an official said Friday.
The death toll from two landslides last week in southeastern China following a major typhoon has risen to 16, with searchers finding the bodies of more people reported missing.
Sri Lanka has given up searching for some 100 people believed to have been buried under the earth in a massive landslide last month.
The Sri Lankan Red Cross says torrential rains have sent landslides cascading over three villages in Sri Lanka, and at least 200 families are feared buried under the mud.
About 15 people were killed and dozens injured in landslides triggered by torrential downpours in hilly western Uganda.
Thirteen people including seven children were crushed to death in Karachi when a rare landslide struck their thatch huts as they slept.
Six people have been killed and four others missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rain hit Indonesia's main island of Java.
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