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Chinese Landslide: 15 bodies recovered but more than 100 remain missing.



Xinmo, China: More than 140 people in southwestern China are feared to have been buried under an avalanche of mud and rocks when a hillside collapsed on Saturday

NY Times

  • 40 homes appeared to have been engulfed


In the aftermath of Megi: Chinese rescuers pull 15 alive from landslide, but 32 still missing


Typhoon Megi Passes Taiwan


At least 40 people have been killed by landslides in the Mexican states of Puebla and Veracruz after Tropical Storm Earl hit eastern Mexico.


China: Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods and landslides



A landslide in northern Myanmar’s jade mining region has killed at least 12 people and injured about 50 others.



After a heavy weekend downpour in Fujian province, about 35 people are missing following a landslide.





Landslide in China: 91 missing;

China: At least 91 missing one day after a mountain of excavated soil and construction waste buried dozens of buildings when it swept through an industrial park in Shenzhen.

USA Today

Sulfur Dioxide Down over China; Up over India


A landslide in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen results in buildings destroyed and a search for the missing.

NY Times

**  At least 27 people were unaccounted for as of Sunday evening

**  1,500 rescue workers searching amidst the rubble




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