All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘landslide’

Baltimore Sinkhole Swallows Multiple Parked Cars

A large sinkhole opened up and swallowed at least 10 cars in Baltimore on Wednesday. Those who witnessed the collapse of the street described it like a scene from a Hollywood movie. One man, whose car slipped down the sinkhole, said that the incident happened in just a few seconds. The ground just gave way and the “cars just kind …

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Yosemite Rockfall: Massive Boulders Block Trail

A rockfall on March 31 at Yosemite National Park in California has blocked a hiking trail. About 16,000 tons of rocks fell from a cliff near the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, causing a cloud of smoke. The fall was reportedly a 500 foot drop. Some of the boulders broke into pieces hitting nearby trees before tumbling into water. Other boulders have caused the …

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Oso Washington Landslide: Number Of Casualties Raised To 14

Fourteen people have been confirmed dead at the giant landslide that occurred last Saturday at the Darrington and Oso areas of Washington, after six more bodies have been discovered. However, the identities still need to be verified. Aside from the confirmed dead, many residents were also injured and more than 100 properties were destroyed. A mile-long stretch of land in …

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