More than a dozen workers remained missing on Friday after a landslide in southwest China buried a section of railway that was under repair, according to state media.
The police called on those who have any information on the missing person to inform them on the following numbers: 0507669229 – 072356566
The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) said on Sunday that torrential rains triggered the disaster on Saturday evening in the town of Sumedang, where a second landslide buried residents and a rescue team that had been searching for the initial victims.
The resulting wall of water and debris barrelled down a tight valley in India's Himalayan north on Sunday morning, destroying bridges, roads and hitting two hydroelectric power plants.
Survivors estimated about 23 people were trapped in the rubble when the mine in Central Sulawesi province’s Parigi Moutong district collapsed late on Wednesday due to unstable soil, said Andrias Hendrik Johannes, who heads the local search and rescue agency.
Two Indian coast guard ships were sent to help the refugees, 23 of whom were children, and the Indian government is in discussions with Bangladesh to ensure their safe return, he said.
Police said the girl took the step after her parents took away her cell phone from her as a punishment for scoring low grades in school. So she decided to hide on the roof of the house.
The escalating conflict that entered the 13th day has killed hundreds on both sides, and threatens to destabilise other parts of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.
President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday that, about 150 people have died or remain unaccounted for in Guatemala due to mudslides caused by powerful storm Eta, which devastated an indigenous village in the country’s north.