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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 12 killed, 3 missing in Mt. Everest avalanche

    12 killed, 3 missing in Mt. Everest avalanche
    KATMANDU, Nepal — An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
  • Death toll hits 37 in Washington mudslide; 7 remain missing

    Death toll hits 37 in Washington mudslide; 7 remain missing
    A 37th body has been recovered from the debris of last month's mudslide in Washington, officials announced Tuesday. The remains have not yet been identified, leaving the number of missing people at seven. The powerful and quick-moving landslide on...

    Landslide survivor: 'I turned and screamed out to God to save us'

    Landslide survivor: 'I turned and screamed out to God to save us'
    SEATTLE — A broken leg. A shattered ankle. A broken arm. A fractured eye socket. And a memory of terror that will be with her forever, its soundtrack an "unexplainable" noise "that will never get out of my head." That is what Amanda Skorjanc, 25,...

    Washington landslide victim describes the day the mud rushed in

    Washington landslide victim describes the day the mud rushed in
    SEATTLE -- Two broken legs. A broken arm. A shattered eye socket. And a memory of terror, an “unexplainable” sound “that will never get out of my head.” That is what Amanda Skorjanc, 25, remembers after the March 22 Oso landslide...

    Washington landslide death toll rises to 33 as victims are mourned

    Washington landslide death toll rises to 33 as victims are mourned
    SEATTLE – A day after the secretary of homeland security and the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency toured the site of the deadly landslide in Washington state, authorities announced Monday that they have found the remains of three more...