Landslide destroys Los Angeles home and threatens at least 2 others

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — A landslide reduced a Los Angeles house under renovation to a jumble of lumber, pulled the pool and deck away from a second home, and left the pool at a third residence on the edge of a huge fissure early Wednesday. The slide occurred just before 3 a.m. in Sherman Oaks, … Read more

Heavy winter rains in Pakistan kill at least 29 as buildings collapse and landslides block roads

[ad_1] PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities said Sunday at least 29 people died and 50 others injured due to heavy rains that swept across the country in the past 48 hours, causing several houses to collapse and landslides to block roads, particularly in the northwest. This comes as Pakistan is also witnessing severe snowfall. About … Read more

9 gold mine workers are missing in Turkey after a landslide that carries environmental risks

[ad_1] ISTANBUL — A huge landslide hit a gold mine in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, trapping at least nine workers underground, officials said. The landslide at the Copler mine happened at 2:30 p.m. near the town of Ilic in Turkey’s mountainous Erzincan province. Footage seemingly shot by a nearby worker showed a massive wave of … Read more