Earthquake in the Philippines takes the lives of over 40 people

Earthquake in the Philippines takes the lives of more than 40 residents of Natural Disasters

February 6, 2012 in the central islands of the Philippines, a series of earthquakes from 4.8 to 6.7, the most powerful of which was recorded at a depth of 46.6 kilometers. Events took place in densely populated areas near the towns of Ayungon (20 km), Tayasan (12 km), Kantaup (16 km), Dzhimalalud (6 km), Apanangon (6 km).

According to the first official data from several landslides caused by the most powerful earthquake that killed about 40 people, more than 100 injured and many are still

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Over the past 10 years in the Philippines happened almost 5,000 landslides

July 8, 2013. Since 2003, the Philippines was 4907 landslide. This was announced by Mahar Laghman — Executive Director of Project NOAH, which is administered by the State Administration of Science and Technology.

The data on landslides managed to get through the study of satellite images. Further study of satellite images taken before 2003, will allow scientists to draw a more complete picture of what is happening.

According to him, the Philippines, there are constant torrential rains and floods occur. Accordingly, and landslides are occurring more frequently than in other places. In addition, the country is often bombarded cyclones

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Torrential rains caused flooding and deadly landslides in Indonesia

Torrential rains caused flooding and deadly landslides in Indonesia Natural Disasters

After three days of downpours deadly mudslides inundated about 37 homes in the village of Moze, district Mayo Kampung barium on the island of Nias. Landslides, which promotes relief with steep slopes, traditional in the rainy season, especially in mountainous areas without forests.

Organization for search and rescue of the island of Nias (SAR) received no precise data on the number of victims. There are suggestions that many of the residents were killed in a landslide. According to the Jakarta Post, search and evacuation of bodies was complicated by

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In Nizhny Novgorod may arise landslides, storms and even tsunamis

May 31, 2013. Experts say that in Nizhny Novgorod may experience landslides, hurricanes, and even tsunamis. I remember the recent earthquake in the Far East, the echoes of which felt even Nizhny Novgorod. Scary if our city natural disasters, understood channel "First City".

It turns out that the tsunami has already occurred in the Nizhny Novgorod in the XVI century. His reason was the landslide at the Monastery of the Caves. Prior to 1597 the monastery was in a different place, but the landslide was completely destroyed. From the collapse of the soil in the Volga River formed

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Floods and landslides in Central America

Floods and landslides in Central America, Natural Disasters

Heavy rains have passed over Central America. Over the past week 80 people were killed by floods and landslides, destroyed bridges and flooded roads. Since there is no sign that the rain will subside, local authorities announced the alarm in the mountainous regions, where about 42 million.

On Monday, October 17 President of El Salvador said that the country's state of emergency. 32 people were killed and three were missing, about 32 thousand people were evacuated. In Guatemala, 29 people died, 13 — in Honduras, 8 — in Nicaragua. However, these figures

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The loss of life from seismic landslides

May 12 — the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake Venchuanskogo, also known as Sichuan. In honor of this sad date of Chengdu University of Technology organized a conference on the problem of landslides induced by earthquakes. My presentation will be held in the morning session and the main focus of it is on the loss of life from landslides caused by earthquakes. I will also mention our journal Nature Geoscience, leaving on Sunday, in the discussion regarding the mass balance in the mountain range. I also write about this interesting issue in the blog.

Question deaths also mentioned

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The number of flood victims in India could exceed 10,000 people

June 30, 2013. More than 10,000 people could become victims of floods and landslides in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, reports Xinhua news agency citing local authorities.

Earlier it was reported that the number of victims of elements may exceed 6,500 people. Also, local authorities said that about three thousand people in the state are reported missing.

According to the agency, in the mountainous areas of the state are now about 4 million people. Access to rescue him hampered by difficult terrain and damaged roads.

See also: NASA satellite showed the scale of the floods in

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From the Philippines received a message about floods and landslides

September 24, 2013. An echo of the visit Typhoon Usagi Philippine islands were numerous reports of flooding and landslides, especially in the province of Zambales. According to unconfirmed reports, in the province of high water and mudslides killed at least 22 people. List of missing persons has more than a dozen people.

It is also known that about 18 Filipinos have been victims of two separate landslides in villages Vavandu and San Indro near the town of Subic. Landslides are completely isolated the region from the major roads that might come in the form of rescue aid. However,

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In Colombia, there was another landslide

In Colombia, there was another landslide Natural Disasters

Extensive landslides occurred in the northeast of the Colombian province of Norte de Santader. The landslide was the result of heavy rains that contributed to the descent of an avalanche near the settlement Teorama. According to preliminary data, the debris may be about 20 — 30 residents of the settlement. Another 50 people in one way or another affected by the sudden shift of the earth formation.

As visibility is reduced in the region due to the ongoing rains, ground rescue operations are temporarily unable to continue. In the area

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Landslides in the north of England

Landslides in the north of England Natural Disasters

Isklyuchitenoe above normal rainfall has caused severe flooding, not only throughout the UK but also has caused several landslides in England. Thus, in the fishing port of Whitby, North Yorkshire, the landslide brought a lot of inconvenience to local residents who have never experienced this kind of accidents right in the city, as all the previous episodes were due to coastal erosion.

The current landslide occurred on the eastern side of the valley of the local river, damaging the gardens of the Victorian era (19th century). If landslide expand, it

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