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Colombia landslide leaves at least 254 dead and hundreds missing
Colombian rescuers have been searching frantically for hundreds of missing people after the southern city of Mocoa was engulfed on Saturday by a huge landslide of mud, rocks and gushing waters that swept away homes and cars and killed more than 20 people.
Missing feared buried after Indonesian landslide
RESCUERS are searching for more than two dozen people who were missing after a rain-triggered landslide struck a village on Indonesia’s main island of Java. One body was found before the search was suspended as rain started to fall.
1 dead, 28 missing in Indonesia landslide
JAKARTA, Indonesia (UPDATED) – At least one person was killed and 28 are feared buried after a landslide struck Indonesia, the national disaster agency said on Saturday, April 1.
Landslide damages dozen houses in Sringar, minor injured
A dozen houses were damaged and a minor boy injured in a landslide in Dalgate area of the city, triggered by incessant rains across Kashmir over past three days.
Jammu: Major landslide on Thathri-Kishtwar road, 3 killed
Three people were killed and over half a dozen are still trapped in a major landslide near Drabshalla on Thathri-Kishtwar road in Jammu and Kashmir.
Landslide in Baldia Town claims five lives
KARACHI : It was around 4am on Thursday and the entire household was asleep. Five of them would never wake up.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Red tags went up on three front doors in the Oakland Hills Friday after being damaged by a large mudslide that was still moving.
Two in hospital following Shuswap-area mudslide
Two people were taken to hospital following a mudslide in Sunnybrae, B.C. Friday.
Severe Storms Across Southern United States Leave 5 Dead
(JACKSON, Miss.) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek was among five people killed in storms across the South.
Five bodies recovered after 500-metre fall at Mt. Harvey
The bodies of five hikers who fell 500 metres down the north face of Mount Harvey were recovered Sunday, a day after plunging to their deaths on a group outing.
Kashmir floods: Three soldiers killed in avalanche; hundreds stranded as deluge panic grips Valley
Three soldiers were killed and as many were injured after fresh snow triggered multiple avalanches in the Batalik sector in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Five other soldiers were trapped at an army post following the avalanches, of which two have been rescued so far.
Two pilots have been killed after their single-engine planes collided midair in Florida
Two pilots have been killed after their single-engine airplanes collided midair on Saturday morning over the central Florida coast, authorities said.
Family killed in Oregon plane crash had zest for life
HARRISBURG, Ore. — The three members of a California family killed in an Oregon plane crash are being described as fun-loving go-getters with a zest for life.
Woman, son die of food poisoning
CUTTACK: A man from Bayalish Mouza died due to alleged food poisoning at a hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday while 17 affected persons are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in Cuttack.
The minors, aged between 3 months and 6 years, were among 7 people hospitalised earlier this week after eating contaminated meat.
CAPE TOWN – Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of two children in Philippi whose family believe died due to food poisoning.
Update: Four dead, hundreds hospitalised in Ampara food poisoning incident
The number of persons admitted to hospital following the incident, has risen to 600, while four have died.
Child dies of swine flu in Telangana
Hyderabad, Apr 10 (PTI) One child succumbed to swine flu and other complications here last week, but there is no cause for alarm, a senior health official of Telangana government said today.
51-year-old woman dies of swine flu
RAJKOT: A 51-year-old woman from Upleta taluka succumbed to the swine flu virus in Rajkot Civil Hospital on Sunday, taking the death toll due to this deadly H1N1 virus in the region to six this year.
40 dead as massive floods hit Iran (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
At least 40 people were killed and at least 5 are missing as torrential rains caused intense flooding and landslides in northwestern Iran, according to MEHR news agency. Footage posted on social media shows the apocalyptic aftermath of the floods
At least nine dead in Cebu flooding
Nine people -- including four children -- were killed in Cebu due to heavy flooding brought about by tropical depression "Crising."
6 dead in floods triggered by ‘Crising’ in Cebu province
CEBU CITY–Six persons were killed by floods caused by tropical depression “Crising” Sunday morning in Danao City and Carmen town in northern Cebu, an official said.
COLOMBO – Rescue workers cleared mud and debris from a landslide at a giant rubbish dump in the Sri Lankan capital for a fourth day on Monday, as the death toll rose to 29 and uncertainty remained over the number of people missing.
BURIED IN GARBAGE Huge mountain of rubbish collapses in Sri Lanka killing 26 and trapping 20 more
More than a dozen injured Sri Lankans have been pulled from the pile of waste as flames began to rip through it.
1 dead, 3 hurt in Kennon Road landslide
An engineering student died while three others were hurt after the van they riding was crushed in a landslide on Kennon Road on Thursday.
8 missing in landslide in China
Beijing, Apr 17 (PTI) Eight people went missing today after a seven-story residential building collapsed in a landslide in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, hours after rainstorms hit a county, the state-media reported.
Skier killed in Snoqualmie Pass avalanche remembered as ‘true educator’
A 36-year-old man killed in an avalanche near Snoqualmie Pass is being remembered as a passionate skier and eager mountain guide who considered outdoor education his “craft.”
50 students-down-with-food-poisoning-h0 students down with ‘food poisoning’ hospitalised in Shimla
Over 50 students of Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) near here have been hospitalised following suspected food poisoning, a senior doctor said on Friday.
Medical report confirms 4-yr-old died of food poisoning......
Kozhikode: Medical examination has confirmed that the death of Yousuf Ali, a 4-year-old boy from Kappad in Kozhikode district, was due to food poisoni...
Maharashtra: 123 die of swine flu this year
Nashik: Total 123 persons have died of swine flu in Maharashtra between January to April while total 631 persons were affected. However, a massive follow-up by the government departments has managed to contain the disease. This information was given by Maharashtra Government health ministry consultant Dr Nitin Bilolikar and State Survey (epidemics) Officer Dr Pradeep Aute in Nashik.
9 persons admitted to hospital with Swine Flu-like symptoms
Around nine persons were admitted to a private hospital in the city with symptoms of Swine Flu. However, the state Health department has not confirmed the incident. According to unconfirmed sources, the nine patients, including a woman, were all admitted to a private hospital. After examining them, the doctors found that they were suffering from flu-like symptoms and tests would be conducted on them to ascertain the disease. The hospital authorities are awaiting the reports of the tests. None of the hospital officials were available for comment. It was also learnt that one patient has also been admitted to Beliaghata ID Hospital with Swine Flu-like symptoms. However, the Hospital authorities have not confirmed any case of swine flu yet.
Four Dead After Four Tornadoes Strike East of the DFW Area
Authorities say at least four people have been killed and dozens more injured after a series of tornadoes left a trail of damage in three counties east of the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Saturday evening.
CANTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Severe storms including tornadoes have swept through several small towns in East Texas, leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes.
Texas Tornado update: At least 5 dead, dozens injured
CANTON, Texas — At least three tornadoes have slammed several small towns in East Texas east of Dallas, and authorities believe as many as five people are dead and dozens injured, though they're still assessing the situation.
Volunteer Fire Chief, 4 Others Killed in Arkansas Storm
A north-central Arkansas volunteer fire chief died after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday while working as heavy thunderstorms moved through, one of five confirmed storm-related fatalities in the state, an official said.
The Latest: 1 Dead, 2 Injured as Storms Spreads Across State
The Emergency Management Agency says one person has died and two others were injured as strong storms continue to spreads across Mississippi.
Deadly storms in Texas kill at least 4, injure dozens
Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday.
The Latest: 5 Confirmed Dead in Arkansas Due to Storms
Arkansas officials say five people in the state are now confirmed dead due to band of severe weather that moved across the region this weekend.
CANTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Severe storms including tornadoes have swept through several small towns in East Texas, leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes.
Wildfires burn hundreds of acres across Inland Empire
A faust-moving wildfire threatening homes in Riverside County on Sunday grew to at least 1,350 acres around midnight, officials said.
Wildfire destroys 250 acres in Volusia County
Firefighters, armed with dozers and plows, are working late into the night as they try to get a handle on a wildfire that has State Road 44 shut down.
Four tornadoes touched down across the Lowcountry Thursday. Here's what you need to know about them.
Four tornadoes were confirmed to have touched down across Colleton, Dorchester and Orangeburg counties Thursday, leaving in their wake a small trail of destruction but no injuries.
Injuries reported in Clayton tornado

Four feared dead in British Columbia and Quebec floods
In the eastern province of Quebec, police are searching for a man and a toddler who were swept away after their car swerved into a river.
13 people die and 10 million more are under flood warning as rising Mississippi River ravages parts of the Midwest Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4475928/Some-rivers-receding-Mississippi-River-remains-high.html#ixzz4geDYsvXR Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
At least 13 people have died due to flooding in the Midwest, authorities said Saturday as up to 10 million people living across six states remain under flood warning
Midwest flooding: Up to 10 dead, with $1 billion estimated in damages
Flooding in the central United States has claimed as many as ten lives so far and will most likely cost in excess of $1 billion.
Gatineau man suffers serious electric shock working to halt flood
A Gatineau man remains in critical condition after he suffered an electric shock while helping a neighbour build a sandbag wall around her flooded Gatineau home on Saturday.
At least 13 dead in 4 states as tornadoes and floods wreak havoc in parts of South, Midwest
The death toll from tornadoes and storms in parts of the South and Midwest rose to at least 13 by evening Sunday, authorities said. Deaths from the severe weather were reported in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Mississippi.
Severe storms kill at least 14 people in US
At least 14 people have been killed by tornadoes or floods as a severe storm slammed the southern and midwestern United States over the weekend.
Nearly 400 birds killed after flying into Texas skyscraper in storm
Nearly 400 migratory birds of brilliant plumage were killed when they smashed into an office tower in Texas while flying in a storm, officials said on Friday.
Earthquake in far western China kills 8, injures more than 20
A moderate earthquake that struck close to the Earth's surface killed eight people and injured more than 20 others in far western China on Thursday, the region's earthquake administration said.
Eight dead after strong 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits China
The earthquake struck in Xinjiang Province, in western China, near its border with Tajikistan on Thursday.
Landslide in Kyrgyzstan leaves 24 people missing
At least 24 people were missing in south-Western Kyrgyzstan on Saturday after a landslide tore through a village, Kyrgyzstan's Emergency Ministry said on Saturday.
Food poisoning kills Clarks Hill man
Zdravich, who was from the Clarks Hill area, dined at the restaurant for lunch about 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22, according to reports filed with the Tippecanoe County Health Department and published last month at the conclusion of the investigation.
69 students hospitalized for suspected food poisoning
SHIMLA: Sixty-nine students of the Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT) at Wanknaghat in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh were hospitalized following a suspected case of food poisoning on Thursday night. While 55 students were admitted in Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH), Shimla, 14 were taken to Civil Hospital, Kandaghat.
Dachshund lost in Wisconsin tornado dies after being reunited with owners
The tornado that destroyed a Wisconsin mobile home park last week has claimed another victim: a 16-year-old dachshund named Colby.
One person injured as tornadoes rake Kansas
At least one person was injured as damaging tornadoes raked central Kansas on Tuesday night, authorities said.
Watch: Aerials show Hwy 1 wiped out by landslide in Big Sur
The landslide that is blocking access on Highway 1 to Big Sur became exacerbated over the weekend.
5000 lives lost due to landslides in Uttarakhand in last 16 yrs
DEHRADUN: Landslides have been a recurring cause of death in Uttarakhand in the past decade and a half ever since the state was formed. According to data compiled by the state disaster management department exclusively accessed by TOI, over 5300 people lost their lives in landslide related incidents in Uttarakhand since 2001, with over 4000 dying during the 2013 tragedy alone. Piyoosh Rautela, executive director of the Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre, said that landslides occur primarily due to the topography of the state. "Being a hilly state, Uttarakhand has a large number of landslide zones, some of which can be categorised as chronic. Usually, heavy rainfall in the hills lead to landslides while human activities like construction of roads, buildings, dams etc also area big contributing factor."
Magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northeast Iran leaves 3 dead
Iranian state TV is reporting a strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake has left three people dead and about 200 injured in a remote area in the country's northeast.
Food poisoning kills Clarks Hill man
Food poisoning — likely from West Lafayette's Agave Azul Mexican Grill — killed 66-year-old Alexander Zdravich in October, Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt said Wednesday.
Rare food poisoning illness linked to Sacramento Co. gas station
WALNUT GROVE, Calif. (KCRA) — Health officials are investigating several cases of food poisoning connected with a Walnut Grove gas station, the Sacramento County Public Health Department said Sunday.
Entire family of 5 hospitalized with food poisoning in Kadamjai
AKIPRESS.COM - Entire family of 5 (father, mother, and three children) was hospitalized with food poisoning on May 22 after, according to preliminary information, eating meat brought from the party, the Ministry of Health reported...
Four swine flu deaths in Delhi, says hospital; govt data contradicts claim
Four swine-flu related deaths have been reported by a city hospital. The hospital has seen a total of 18 cases since January. According to health ministry data, Delhi and NCR has had 53 cases of swine flu till May 5.
Swine flu: 13 deaths since March, 7 in last 30 days
Nagpur: Right in the middle of peak summer, when swine flu was expected to vanish from the city, it has grown manifold. Of all the swine flu affected patients recorded from January 1, 2017, till date, 50% of the positive cases and deaths have been recorded in the last 30 days.
Alarming rise in swine flu cases in India as 345 killed this year alone
India witnessed worst outbreak of the Swine flu, renamed the influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus by the World Health Organistion (WHO), in the pandemic years of 2009-10 when the disease affected close to 50,000 people and killed more than 2,700 across the country.
Swine flu kills a tourist in Himachal Pradesh
A tourist from Maharashtra on Wednesday afternoon died due to swine flu. Dr. Ramesh Chand, Medical Superintendent of the Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC) informed that “a tourist from Maharashtra Avinash Patil died after he was admitted last midnight just after his arrival in Shimla. He died today afternoon”. The IGMC has handed over the body to the relatives and friends of the deceased. Swine flu, also known as 2009 H1N1 type A influenza, is a human disease. People get the disease from other people, not from pigs. The disease got stuck with the name swine flu because it originally jumped from pigs to humans. The current “swine flu” outbreak is different because it spreads from human to human.
Storm damages 45 Clay County homes
ORANGE PARK, Fla. - Severe thunderstorms early Tuesday evening left a trail of damage and debris across the Clay County area, including 45 damaged homes, emergency operations center officials said.
Eleven killed in Moscow storm
As many 11 people were killed and scores injured by falling trees and debris from buildings as a storm swept through Moscow on Monday, the national Investigation Committee, which is looking into the deaths, said.
16 Killed and Hundreds Injured in Moscow Storm
Sixteen deaths and more than 200 injuries have been reported following a massive storm that hit Moscow on Monday. Eleven of the casualties occurred in the city itself, while five occurred in the surrounding suburbs. More than 100 people, including nearly two dozen children, remain the hospital. Russia’s Interfax news agency is calling the storm one of the deadliest in more than a century.
Wounded, stranded animals recuperate after deadly central US tornadoes thanks to caring volunteers
Two devastating tornadoes swept through parts of the central United States earlier this month, killing two and injuring dozens of others. Not counted among the victims, however, are the countless animals left stranded after disaster strikes
5 die in Puerto Princesa landslide
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY-Five people, including three children, died after a landslide triggered by torrential rains on Monday night buried four houses in this capital city of Palawan province, authorities said Tuesday.
5 killed in Puerto Princesa landslide
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY -- Four members of a family and a three-year-old girl died when they were buried by a landslide in Barangay Liwanag, this city, around 10 p.m. Monday, May 29.
Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 150 people
Landslides and floods in Sri Lanka have killed at least 151 people and the country faces the risk of more mudslides as torrential rains continue.
Weekly wrap-up: Mudslides kill dozens in Sri Lanka; Landslide engulfs part of California's Pacific Coast Highway
Flooding and mudslides have killed more than 160 people and left dozens more missing in Sri Lanka late last week
At Least Two Dead As Tornadoes Sweep Through Wisconsin and Oklahoma
(CHICAGO) — Storms whipped through a wide swath of the nation's midsection, giving rise to tornadoes that flattened a Wisconsin mobile home park and an Oklahoma subdivision and killing at least two people and injuring dozens of others.
Woman dies of swine flu
PUNE: A 44-year-old woman from Nana Peth succumbed to swine flu-induced complications at a city hospital on May 31. With this, the number of H1N1 casualties in Pune has gone up to 56 this year, so far.
Father, son killed in small plane crash in California
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- A father and his teenage son were killed Sunday afternoon in a small plane crash in Camarillo, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Plane crash that killed 66 'could have been caused by pilot charging his iPad in the cockpit'
A plane crash that killed all 66 on board may have been caused by a pilot’s iPad catching fire.
4 confirmed dead in small plane crash in Japan
four people were killed when a Cessna aircraft crashed into a snow-covered mountain in central Japan, local police said on Sunday.
Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf
NEW ORLEANS — A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast.
St. Louis area boy killed in Tropical Storm Cindy identified
FORT MORGAN, ALA. - A 10-year-old boy from the St. Louis area died in Fort Morgan, Alabama Wednesday morning.
6 killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line
State police say sudden high winds caused limited visibility from blowing dust, causing 18 commercial trucks and seven passenger cars to crash on the westbound lanes of I-10.
Guatemala landslide death toll rises to 12
The number of people killed in a landslide in Guatemala has risen to 12 after a 94-year-old man who was rescued on Tuesday died in hospital.
Guatemala landslide leaves 11 dead
GUATEMALA CITY — Authorities say 11 people have been killed by a landslide in western Guatemala near the border with Mexico.
Landslide, floods kill 156 in Bangladesh, India; toll could rise
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 toll could rise.
Three killed in Meghalaya landslide, two missing
Three persons, all from the same family were killed and at least two persons – both women – have been reported missing when a massive landslide occurred at an industrial area in Umiam under Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya in the wee hours of Saturday, while at least people who suffered serious injuries have been shifted to hospital.
More Than 130 Dead in Bangladesh Landslide
At least 134 people have been killed in a landslide caused by heavy rain in southeast Bangladesh, according to local officials. Five of the casualties were soldiers who were clearing a road in Rangamati, a hillside district near the Indian border. The district police chief, Sayed Tariqul Hasan, offered further detail, telling the AFP that landslides had buried homes in Rangamati while many residents were still sleeping. A spokesperson for the district’s administration reported Tuesday that at least 60 people had been killed in Rangamati alone, though the death toll has since risen to 98. Another 30 casualties were reported in Chittagong, a major port city in southeastern Bangladesh. Nearby, the town of Bandarban witnessed the death of seven people, including three children, after their homes were buried in mud.
Landslide in Moulvibazar leaves mother, daughter dead
The incident was reported early Sunday from the hilly northeastern district's Baralekha Upazila's Dimai area, said local police.
12 dead in Mizoram landslides, flood in 9 days
At least 12 people have died and 877 buildings destroyed in Mizoram due to landslide and flood triggered by incessant rains lashing the state since June 9
8 Killed, 6 Missing In Mizoram Landslide Due To Flash Floods
As many as 350 houses have been submerged since yesterday in different parts of the state, State Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Minister Zodintluanga said.
Two landslides on NH-66, three kids killed in Kumta
KARWAR/KUNDAPUR: Coastal Karnataka saw two landslides on Sunday resulting in three deaths and damage to some houses. In the first instance, three children, including a one-year-old infant, died and eight other people were injured in a landslide on National Highway-66 (Mangaluru-Mumbai) at Tandrakuli in Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district.
3 kids buried alive in Karwar landslide
KARWAR: Three children - the youngest of them barely two years old - were buried alive as hea vy rain triggered a landslide in Tandarakuli in Divagi village of Kumta on Sunday. Around eight houses adjacent to National Highway 66 and near the Aghanashini river were razed, i njuring eight people.
Tsunami hits Greenland after 4.0 earthquake, reportedly killing four
Four people are reportedly feared dead in Greenland after an earthquake off the Arctic island's west coast triggered a tsunami that flooded a village.
Guatemala earthquake leaves five dead
At least five people have been killed in a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that struck in western Guatemala near the border with Mexico, according to Guatemalan authorities.
woman killed by aegean sea earthquake
At least one person is now known to have died after a powerful earthquake struck in the Aegean Sea on Monday, off the coasts of Greece and Turkey.
Kashmir cable car accident: At least seven people killed
At least seven people have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir when the wire supporting a cable car snapped in the high-altitude tourist resort of Gulmarg, officials say.
Seven die in cable car accident in India
Seven people plummeted to their deaths and dozens more tourists had to be rescued after an Indian cable car mishap in high winds.
UN: 1,310 dead in Yemen cholera epidemic
A cholera epidemic has killed some 1,310 people in war-torn Yemen since late April, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, warning that as many as 300,000 could get infected by the end of August.
Dead and missing in China landslide
At least five people were found dead and over 120 remained missing hours after a massive landslide buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday as rescuers scoured through rocks for survivors.