March 28, 2013. Residential home on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle in the state of Washington, was destroyed by a landslide, the danger still facing several dozen houses, said on Thursday channel
Landslide access to 17 homes was cut off, rescuers had to evacuate residents by boat. The incident resulted in no injuries.
Experts believe that the landslide could cause heavy rains, recently held in the region.
One of the areas of the State of Washington began to slide into the ocean
March 28, 2013. In the U.S. state Washington one from coastal areas began to slide into the ocean. Part of the hill right along with the land, trees and a small house has fallen down. No casualties, but the residents of neighboring houses there is no light, no water. People evacuated from the dangerous area: there is a possibility that their homes will also soon be destroyed.
In Washington, there was a strong landslide
March 29, 2013. Wednesday morning on Whidbey Island, located in the Seattle area, there was a strong landslide. As a result a habitable home was almost completely destroyed and more than 30 other buildings were isolated and may also be affected.
Some residents are completely cut off from their homes. The inhabitants of the destroyed homes were evacuated by rescue workers. The total number of evacuees to nearly 40 people. Some had to take out on the boats, and others — on cars, says "Epoch Times".
The cause of the landslide to be seen specialists because of heavy rains in the region was not. Locals claim that the gathering was accompanied by the sounds of the earth, very similar to thunder.
To get to the island from Seattle, you can use the ferry. The island's population is around 60,000 people. None of them during the landslide was not injured.