Candlelites

Everything from Everywhere

mudslides - Search

mudslides Searched between all the resources and sites across the web. To view the full text news click on the links searched. All links are displayed with the source site.



mudslides? been there, done that, one duarte teenager says


for 18-year-old noah renella, the threat of mudslides outside his home in duarte has become too common to freak him out. renella lives with five other family members in a home across the street from valley view elementary school and said his house has been caught in the middle of recent mudslides. still, renella said, he isn't worried. previous mudslides caused damage to his car, but he didn't think this storm was strong enough to cause as much havoc. renella said that on thursday night, police officers notified neighbors that their area would be under an evacuation order. but his family decided to stay put. "the worst is over, it doesn't seem too bad this time because we have barricades," he said.






california's highway 50 closed by mudslides in sierra


kyburz, calif. (ap) — a key mountain route between sacramento and south lake tahoe is closed indefinitely because of a series of mudslides.caltrans said monday that crews are clearing three major slides and several smaller ones along a 30-mile stretch of highway 50.the highway is closed in both directions between the communities of pollock pines and strawberry in el dorado county. workers on steep slopes are contending with hillsides that are sodden and loose from recent storms.the sacramento bee reports (http://bit.ly/2l40agi) a mudslide sunday near kyburz was more than 400 feet long.to the north, interstate 80 has also seen intermittent closures because of heavy snow and mudslides.






chile mudslides cut off water to millions


torrential rain over the weekend in chile has prompted mudslides into the maipo river, cutting off clean water to millions of people in santiago. the country's central region has had months of droughts and a series of deadly wildfires which burned for weeks.chile floods: millions without water in capital santiago






127 dead, 220 missing in colombia after wall of water roars through city


soldiers and inhabitants proceed with rescue operations at the scene of a landslide in mocoa, province of putumayo, colombia, on april 1, 2017.(photo: colombian army handout via epa) 808 connect 1 linkedinemailmorea wall of water crashed through a small city in southwest colombia overnight, killing at least 127 people and leaving 220 missing when an overflowing river washed away trees, vehicles, houses and everything else in its path.at least 400 were injured in the deluge, caused by heavy rains a short time earlier. colombia's president juan manuel santos warned the death toll could rise as the search for survivors continues.he also declared a state of emergency for mocoa, the city of about 40,000 near the southern border with ecuador."we don't know how many more there are going to be, we






154 dead, 220 missing in colombia after wall of water roars through city


soldiers and inhabitants proceed with rescue operations at the scene of a landslide in mocoa, province of putumayo, colombia, on april 1, 2017.(photo: colombian army handout via epa) 2791 connect 1 linkedinemailmorea wall of water crashed through a small city in southwest colombia overnight, killing at least 154 people and leaving 220 missing when an overflowing river washed away trees, vehicles, houses and everything else in its path.at least 400 were injured in the deluge, caused by heavy rains a short time earlier. colombian president juan manuel santos warned the death toll could rise as the search for survivors continues. he declared a state of emergency for mocoa, the city of about 40,000 near the southern border with ecuador."we don't know how many more there are going to be, we are






death toll rises to 72 in peru rains, flooding, mudslides


lima, peru — peruvian authorities say the intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the worst seen in in two decades, affecting more than half the nation as the death toll since the beginning of the year hits 72.prime minister fernando zavala on saturday updated the number of dead to 72 in comments to local radio station rpp.the government says 374 people were killed in 1998 during a similar period of massive rains and flooding.lima has been without water service since the beginning of the week. the government has deployed the armed forces to help police control public order in the 811 cities that have declared an emergency.






amtrak suspends service between los angeles and san luis obispo


amtrak suspended service saturday morning between los angeles and san luis obispo because of mudslides in santa barbara. heavy rain and mudslides can cause debris or water to fall onto railroad tracks, so railroad operators will bring out inspectors to make sure that it's safe to travel, said amtrak spokeswoman chelsea kopta. she could not say how badly railroads were affected in southern california on saturday. there is no alternate amtrak service between l.a. and san luis obispo, and kopta did not know when service was scheduled to resume. an amtrak press release directed passenger's to the company's website for its refund and exchange policy .






death toll over 230 in colombian mudslide as rescuers search for missing


rescuers seek people among the rubble left by mudslides following heavy rains in mocoa, putumayo department, southern colombia on april 1, 2017. massive mudslides left more than 200 dead and hundreds of injured and disappeared on saturday in southern colombia, after heavy rains that have affected the andean region, especially peru and ecuador. more than 100 soldiers and national police officers are taking part in the search as at least 100 people remain missing in the southern colombia town which is near the border of ecuador.colombian president juan manuel santos has declared a state of emergency and said that 43 children are among those killed.people stare at damages caused by mudslides following heavy rains in mocoa, putumayo department, southern colombia on april 2, 2017. the death tol






10 things we didn't know last week


colombian landslide destroys towndozens are injured and many missing in putumayo province as heavy rain causes mudslides.1 april 2017






10 things we didn't know last week


colombian landslides kill more than 100dozens are injured and many missing in putumayo province as heavy rain causes mudslides.1 april 2017






10 things we didn't know last week


scores killed in colombian landslideshundreds also injured in the south-west putumayo province after heavy rain caused mudslides.1 april 2017






niles canyon road in fremont still closed after mudslides – the mercury news


fremont — a major section of a key commute highway remained closed through wednesday morning, and crews did not have an estimate for when it would be reopened.crews continued to remove debris left from flooding and mudslides and kept a 4-mile stretch of niles canyon road, caltrans spokesman bob haus said. the road closed from main street in sunol to mission boulevard in fremont on tuesday because of the flooding.niles canyon road, also known as state rout 84, is a split-section highway that runs from menlo park in san mateo county to livermore in alameda county — while running through fremont and niles canyon.access to palomares road between palo verde road in castro valley and niles canyon road in fremont also remained impassable, because of a mud slide.check back for updates.contact rick






amtrak halts empire builder service once again


winter weather in montana and mudslides in washington has forced amtrak to halt service on the empire builder for the second time this week.thursday's westbound amtrak from chicago to the west coast was held at union depot in st. paul due to a track closure at marias p , montana. that's where avalanches forced the railroad to suspend service earlier this week.p engers traveling to destinations between the twin cities and minot were put on buses. those heading further west were offered a return trip to chicago and a refund, said amtrak spokesman marc magliari.trains on both sides of the blockage were held at stations in montana overnight. it is hoped the snow-covered tracks can be cleared by sometime friday.empire builder trains also are not running between portland, ore. and everett, wash.






amtrak halts empire builder service once again


winter weather in montana and mudslides in washington have forced amtrak to halt service on the empire builder for the second time this week.thursday's westbound amtrak from chicago to the west coast was held at union depot in st. paul due to a track closure at marias p , montana. that's where avalanches forced the railroad to suspend service earlier this week.p engers traveling to destinations between the twin cities and minot were put on buses. those heading further west were offered a return trip to chicago and a refund, said amtrak spokesman marc magliari.trains on both sides of the blockage were held at stations in montana overnight. it is hoped the snow-covered tracks can be cleared by sometime friday.empire builder trains also are not running between portland, ore. and everett, wash






amtrak halts empire builder service once again due to storms


winter weather in montana and mudslides in washington have forced amtrak to halt service on the empire builder for the second time this week.thursday's westbound amtrak from chicago to the west coast was held at union depot in st. paul due to a track closure at marias p , montana. that's where avalanches forced the railroad to suspend service earlier this week.p engers traveling to destinations between the twin cities and minot were put on buses. those heading further west were offered a return trip to chicago and a refund, said amtrak spokesman marc magliari.trains on both sides of the blockage were held at stations in montana overnight. it is hoped the snow-covered tracks can be cleared by sometime friday.empire builder trains also are not running between portland, ore. and everett, wash






amtrak halts empire builder service once again due to storms


winter weather in montana and mudslides in washington have forced amtrak to halt service on the empire builder for the second time this week.thursday's westbound amtrak from chicago to the west coast was held at union depot in st. paul due to a track closure at marias p , montana. that's where avalanches forced the railroad to suspend service earlier this week.p engers traveling to destinations between the twin cities and minot were put on buses. those heading further west were offered a return trip to chicago and a refund, said amtrak spokesman marc magliari.trains on both sides of the blockage were held at stations in montana overnight. it is hoped the snow-covered tracks can be cleared by sometime friday.empire builder trains also are not running between portland, ore. and everett, wash






evacuation orders lifted in duarte


after a tense day and night of rain and mudflows, the evacuations ordered in the hillside neighborhoods of duarte have been lifted. the area saw some mudslides, but there were no reports of major property damage.






as rains approach, evacuations ordered in burn areas


evacuation warnings have been issued for a swath of santa barbara county that was burned by the sherpa fire. about 180 homes in duarte also were under evacuation orders, again because of possible mudslides from an area burned during brush fires.






hundreds missing as deadly mudslides hit colombia | colombia news


hundreds of people are missing after ... ial rains triggered mudslides in southern colombia, killing at least 24 people, according to authorities.sorrel aroca, the governor of putumayo, an area near the country's border with ecuador, said at least 65 people were injured after a river flooded on midnight friday in mocoa, a city of 350,000 people.he told the local radio station w radio that "whole neighbourhoods were missing" and "hundreds of families" had yet to be found.videos and pictures uploaded to twitter showed wood planks, mud and piles of rubble from destroyed buildings littering mocoa's streets.colombia's national disaster agency warned the death toll could rise.carlos ivan marquez, the director of the national disaster agency, told the afp news agency that a crisis group, includin






enormous mudslide devastates new zealand marine reserve


the kaikoura peninsula. (image: phillip capper)new zealand’s kaikoura canyon—known for its abundant seabed life—is now an undersea wasteland following a series of earthquake-induced mudslides.advertisementback in november 2016, new zealand was rocked by a series of strong earthquakes. these quakes triggered a number of landslides, some of which spilled mud and debris into the ocean. scientists have now learned that kaikoura canyon was hit by a particularly large series of undersea mudslides, destroying everything that lived on the seafloor. “we…didn’t record evidence of a single organism living on or in the seabed over a stretch of nearly six kilometres of seabed. nothing.”kaikoura canyon is a u-shaped underwater trench that stretches for 40 miles (60 km) in the northeast region of new zea






112 dead after rivers overflow, toppling homes


soldiers and inhabitants proceed with rescue operations at the scene of a landslide in mocoa, province of putumayo, colombia, on april 1, 2017.(photo: colombian army handout via epa) 23 connectlinkedinemailmorebogota, colombia - an avalanche of water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city in colombia while people slept, destroying homes and killing at least 112 unsuspecting residents in their sleep, authorities said saturday.the incident triggered by intense rains happened around midnight in mocoa, a city of about 40,000 located near colombia’s southern border with ecuador that is tucked between mountains at the crux of two rivers.muddy water and debris quickly surged through the city’s streets, toppling homes, ripping trees from their roots, lifting cars and trucks and c






more than 100 killed as mudslides devastate mocoa | colombia news


more than 100 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing after ... ial rains triggered mudslides in southwest colombia, sweeping away buildings, vehicles and trees.colombia's president juan manuel santos said on saturday that at least 112 people were confirmed dead after a river flooded on midnight friday in mocoa, the capital of putumayo, near the country's border with ecuador."we don't know how many more there will be, we are still searching," santos told reporters during a visit to the stricken city of some 350,000 people.the colombian army said in a statement that heavy rains caused the mocoa river and its tributaries to flood, causing a "big avalanche".the red cross said 180 people were injured and warned the death toll could rise further because at least 200 people were st






some duarte residents stayed home despite evacuation orders


mike shane started hearing the mud flow down his street on opal canyon road in duarte on friday night. "it sounded like a rushing river," he said. but he never considered leaving his home, despite the city's evacuation orders. he's lived in the area 17 years and has seen his share of mudslides, he said. "there's no need to go," said shane as he stood in front of his house saturday morning and watched trucks scoop up the thin layer of mud that lined his sidewalk. "i want to be here with my house and dog." shane's neighbor rochelle carpio, standing next to him in white and pink pajamas, nodded in agreement. carpio and her husband, yvan, said this storm wasn't as bad as previous ones but that in general they usually don't listen to evacuation orders. the carpio family dids, however, ha






yes, california's drought is all but over, and the dramatically revived cachuma


at least 4 dead amid major flooding and mudslides as biggest storm in years barrels into l.a. areaan earlier version of this article stated that california is emerging from its worst drought in history. experts generally agree that although the most recent drought was severe, it likely was not the worst to affect the state.






mocoa: rescuers hunt for survivors as death toll rises | colombia news


a grim search operation for the missing has resumed in colombia after surging rivers sent an avalanche of floodwaters, mud and debris through the southwestern city of mocoa, killing more than 200 people.residents on sunday pried through piles of rocks and wooden planks that entombed houses, while search and rescue teams combed the rubble for signs of life.streets were covered in thick sand, mud and tree limbs from the rivers and rainforest that surround mocoa, the capital of putumayo, near colombia's border with ecuador.colombia mudslides death toll climbsthere was little drinking water and no power, which forced authorities to suspend the search and rescue effort during the night.officials said at least 207 people were killed in saturday's landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains.y






mocoa: rescuers hunt for survivors as death toll rises | colombia news


a grim search operation for the missing has resumed in colombia after surging rivers sent an avalanche of floodwaters, mud and debris through the southwestern city of mocoa, killing more than 200 people.residents on sunday pried through piles of rocks and wooden planks that entombed houses, while search and rescue teams combed the rubble for signs of life.streets were covered in thick sand, mud and tree limbs from the rivers and rainforest that surround mocoa, the capital of putumayo, near colombia's border with ecuador.colombia mudslides death toll climbsthere was little drinking water and no power, which forced authorities to suspend the search and rescue effort during the night.officials said at least 207 people were killed in saturday's landslides, which were triggered by heavy rains.y






death toll rises to 72 in peru rains, flooding, mudslides


lima, peru — the intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in the country are the worst seen in in two decades, peruvian authorities said saturday, affecting more than half the nation as the death toll since the beginning of the year hits 72.prime minister fernando zavala on saturday updated the number of dead to 72 in comments to local radio station rpp.the government says 374 people were killed in 1998 during a similar period of massive rains and flooding caused by rains blamed on the el nino climate pattern.the rains have overwhelmed the drainage system in the cities along peru's pacific coast and the health ministry has started fumigating around the pools of water that have formed in the streets to kill mosquitoes that carry diseases like dengue.lima h






‘people are desperate’: death toll from peru flooding, mudslides climbs to at le


lima, peru — the number of people killed in peru following intense rains and mudslides wreaking havoc around the andean nation climbed to 67 friday, with thousands more displaced from destroyed homes and others waiting on rooftops for rescue.across the country overflowing rivers caused by el nino rains damaged 115,000 homes, collapsed 117 bridges and paralyzed countless roadways.“we are confronting a serious climatic problem,” president pedro pablo kuczynski said in a statement broadcast live friday afternoon. “there hasn’t been an incident of this strength along the coast of peru since 1998.”the highly unusual rains follow a series of storms that have struck especially hard along peru’s northern coast, with voracious waters inundating hospitals and cemeteries, and leaving some small villa






woman emerges from peru mudslide


evangelina chamorro diaz, 32, struggled free from a whirlpool of mud on the outskirts of lima in peru. she survived by grabbing on to pieces of wood and tree branches.peru has been hit by heavy rain since the start of the year. the downpours have caused floods and mudslides that have killed dozens of people.mrs chamorro diaz was taken to hospital, where she is being treated for injuries but is in a stable condition, according to peruvian media.footage courtesy christian jesus hidalgo






fatal flooding - deadly peru floods and mudslides - pictures


fatal floodinga new round of unusually heavy rains killed at least a dozen people in peru and is threatening flooding in the capital lima. new floods and mudslides over the past three days followed a series of other storms. officials say that a total of 62 people have died and 12,000 homes have been destroyed so far this year. in this photo on march 16, 2017, a bus is seen after a landslide and flood in chosica, east of lima. credit: reuters/guadalupe pardocrossing a streetauthorities said thursday they expect the intense rains caused by the warming of surface waters in the eastern pacific ocean to continue for another two weeks. schools nationwide are suspending classes and the swelling huaycoloro river in lima swept away two trucks and threatened to destroy a bridge.in this image, munici






colombia landslides: scores killed after heavy rain hits south-west


image copyrightgetty images / colombian armyimage caption the colombian army has been called in to help rescue residents of mocoa landslides have killed at least 92 people in south-west colombia and left many more injured.hours of heavy rains overnight caused rivers to burst their banks, flooding homes with mud in putumayo province. an unknown number of people are missing. one army officer said the main local hospital was struggling to cope.president juan manuel santos, who is travelling to the area, said troops had been deployed as part of a national emergency response. the region's governor, sorrel aroca, told colombian media that whole neighbourhoods had been buried.jose antonio sanchez, mayor of the provincial capital mocoa, told caracol radio that the town was "totally isolated", with






graphic: here's how much rain fell across southern california in the past 48 hou


the strongest storm to hit southern california in several years has brought torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds to the area. the storm broke rain records at several locations . an estimated 50,000 los angeles residents are without power after winds took down trees and utility lines. amtrak suspended service between san luis obispo and los angeles because of mudslides in the santa barbara area.






massive storms testing california's reservoir system - videos


february 20, 2017, 6:41 pm|parts of california may get up to eight inches of rain as a series of storms move across the state. the storms are connected to at least three deaths. the relentless rain has caused mudslides, toppled trees and sinkholes. john blackstone reports.






rain, mudslides close niles canyon road, slow ace trains


fremont — flooding and a mudslide have closed niles canyon road to traffic, authorities said monday afternoon.all lanes were blocked from main street in sunol to mission boulevard in fremont and no estimate was available on its reopening.sullivan underpass, near niles canyon road and mission boulevard, was reported as flooded around 4:30 p.m., and city public works crews were working to close it, police said.shortly after 4 p.m., alameda corridor express staff alerted riders that union pacific told them a mudslide between fremont and pleasanton will likely delay the no. 4 ace train by up to 30 minutes. just before 5 p.m., the no. 4 train delay increased to 50 minutes, while the no. 6 train was delayed by 10 minutes; officials lengthened those delays to 75 and 22 minutes by 5:30 p.m..city o






rain, mudslides close niles canyon road, slow ace trains – the mercury news


fremont — flooding and a mudslide have closed niles canyon road to traffic, authorities said monday afternoon.all lanes were blocked from main street in sunol to mission boulevard in fremont and no estimate was available on its reopening.sullivan underpass, near niles canyon road and mission boulevard, was reported as flooded around 4:30 p.m., and city public works crews were working to close it, police said.shortly after 4 p.m., alameda corridor express staff alerted riders that union pacific told them a mudslide between fremont and pleasanton will likely delay the no. 4 ace train by up to 30 minutes. just before 5 p.m., the no. 4 train delay increased to 50 minutes, while the no. 6 train was delayed by 10 minutes; officials lengthened those delays to 75 and 22 minutes by 5:30 p.m..city o






what to know about insurance coverage – the mercury news


after a season of storms that have left overflowing rivers, floods and landslides in their wake across parts of the bay area, many homeowners have been left wondering what kind of damage is covered by their insurance.the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from oroville due to the damage to an emergency dam spillway has highlighted the importance of preparedness and insurance, insurance experts say. and with more rain and snow pushing the state’s reservoirs and dams to their limits, the danger is not over.“generally speaking, standard homeowners policies don’t cover flood,” said janet ruiz, california representative for the insurance information institute.the stormy season has sent many people inquiring about their coverage and seeking flood insurance, but ruiz said homeowners should bewar






rain, mudslides close niles canyon road, slow ace trains – the mercury news


send to email addressyour nameyour email addresscancel post was not sent - check your email addresses! email check failed, please try again sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.






death toll in peru climbs to 65 from el nino rains, floods


lima, peru — the number of people killed in peru following intense rains and mudslides wreaking havoc around the andean nation has climbed to 65.president pedro pablo kuczynski says peru's coastal region hasn't seen such environmental calamity since 1998.across the country, overflowing rivers have damaged 115,000 homes, collapsed 117 bridges and left people trapped on roofs waiting for rescue.kuczynski announced friday he was declaring peru's central highway in a state of emergency and boosting funds for reconstruction.the highly unusual rains are being caused by a warming of the surface waters in the eastern pacific ocean and are expected to continue for another two weeks.






amtrak suspends service between los angeles and san luis obispo


amtrak suspended passenger train service on its pacific surfliner route between los angeles and san luis obispo on saturday morning because of mudslides in the santa barbara area. with heavy rain threatening to send water, mud and debris onto tracks, railroad operators were conducting inspections to make sure it was safe to travel, said amtrak spokeswoman chelsea kopta. she could not say how extensively rail traffic was being affected in southern california on saturday. there is no alternate amtrak service between l.a. and san luis obispo, and kopta did not know when service was scheduled to resume. an amtrak press release directed passengers to the company's website for its refund and exchange policy .






st studio gear s3 bands hands-on: stylish and affordable genuine leather collect


the gear s3 frontier, see my full review, is a fantastic smartwatch, as long as you don't try to connect it with an iphone. while the watch is elegant with the option for incredible watch faces to make it even better, it comes with a black rubber st that is fit for the gym.thanks to st studio you have 15 band options to improve the look and feel of the gear s3 frontier or cl ic on your wrist.ordering and shippingsee also 10 reasons to buy the samsung galaxy s7 a nearly perfect smartphone?a few weeks ago my buddy des smith, t-mobile senior project manager of superphones, posted a tweet about the st studio bands. after checking out all of the band options, the prices of the bands, and seeing that you can get a 10 percent off coupon by entering your email address into the snap studio system,