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17 hrs ago | NHK World

Search continues 10 days after Hiroshima mudslides

The search continues for people missing in last week's devastating landslides in western Japan.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Live Science

Why Are Landslides So Devastating?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, World News, Japan, Landslide, Weather, Natural Disasters

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Death toll from Hiroshima landslides reaches 50

The death toll from devastating midweek landslides in Hiroshima rose to 50 on Sunday , as fresh rain stoked fears of more disasters and hampered the round-the-clock search for survivors.

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Big News Network.com

Japanese landslide death toll increases amid ongoing rains

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Asia News Network

HIROSHIMA: Odd smells, sounds noted before Hiroshima disaster

Many residents recalled unusual phenomena-smells, sounds, tremors-around the time a sediment disaster devastated an area of northern Hiroshima last week, as the investigation into what caused the disaster was in full swing on Friday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AccuWeather.com

Weekly Wrap Up: Rare Floods Engulf Phoenix, Wildfires Rage in West

Early in the week heavy rainfall swept across areas of the Southwest, prompting historic flooding in the Phoenix, Arizona, region.

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New Scientist

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New Scientist

Searching for survivors in Hiroshima's shattered homes

Rescue workers are searching for survivors in debris left by a landslide that hit Hiroshima, Japan, on Wednesday.

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Chosun Ilbo

2 Koreans Among Victims of Hiroshima Landslide

Two Koreans were among the victims of a landslide in a residential area in Hiroshima, Japan that killed about 40 and sent scores more people missing, the Foreign Ministry here said Thursday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Japan Times

Attention in Hiroshima turns to causes of mudslides

Torrential downpours, unstable ground and tardy evacuation advisories all contributed to the tragedy that had claimed the lives of at least 39 people in Hiroshima as of Thursday afternoon.

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Albany Times Union

39 dead, dozens missing after Japan landslides

Members of Ground Self-Defense Force, firefighters and police officers continue the search for missing people among the debris of houses destroyed by a landslide caused by torrential rain on August 21, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan.

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Boston.com

Landslide Death Toll Just Below 40

Search and rescue teams continue digging through debris in Hiroshima Japan after several landslides claimed the lives of at least 39 people.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Devastating mudslides leave dozens dead in Hiroshima, Japan

Devastating mudslides have left over 30 people dead after record-breaking rain fell in and around the Japan city of Hiroshima early Wednesday morning, local time.

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USA Today

Huge landslide in Japan

Members of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force search for missing people around a home destroyed by a landslide Aug. 20 in Hiroshima, Japan.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Russia Taday

18 dead, 13 missing in Hiroshima, Japan landslides

An aerial view shows a landslide that swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo August 20, 2014.

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NHK World

Landslides caused by heavy rain kill 3 people

Torrential rain has hit Hiroshima Prefecture in western Japan, causing landslides and flooding.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Changwon City Offers Student Exchange Program

A group of Japanese youngsters visited the southeastern city of Changwon for a week as part of an exchange program.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

TwinCities

Army nurse Ruth Hass saw a flattened Hiroshima 69 years ago

World War II had just ended, and a group of bored Army nurses stationed overseas waiting for an assignment got an opportunity to do a little sightseeing.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Berkeley: Peace lanterns set hope afloat at Aquatic Park

Hundreds of just-made Japanese lanterns floated on the waters of the Aquatic Park lagoon Saturday evening.

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CNN

'Game of Thrones' actor dies

JJ Murphy , an actor who was set to join the "Game of Thrones" cast, died Friday, August 8, his agent said.

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