The death toll in a landslide that struck a mining village in the southern Philippines hit 26 as rescuers dug up more bodies overnight, officials said Tuesday(19/05/2009) - DPA Source :
On 14 May another mudslide swept away some houses and damaged others in three settlements of the same district as the mudslide on 21 April affecting more than 1,884 people.
An avalanche has killed up to 24 people in northern Pakistan.
As a result of heavy rains for over a week, on 21 April at 8 pm local time, a Mud Slide affected Khuroson district, jamoat Ayni, 18th Hizb village in Khatlon province, Kurgantube region.
Landslides caused the total destruction of houses in the municipality of Sochoa on 7 March. 593 people had to be evacuated.
At least 13 people were killed and more than 30 others were missing after a landslide buried a remote Peruvian mining village of Carabaya province on Monday, government officials said.
Heavy rains in February have affected 10,000 families across the country. 20 districts of the city of Santa Cruz were flooded on the 13 Feb.
593 affected persons Source : Emdat
The Government reports that the Tartagal river has overflowed, resulting in mudslides flowing into much of the town. It confirms that there have been some fatalities.
The northwestern Department of Cajamarca has experienced persistent rainfall since early January resulting in several landslides registered in the provinces of Celend?n, Ja?n, San Ignacio and Santa
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