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Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Toll jumps to 29 in central Philippine landslide

Dozens were still missing as authorities probed whether a nearby rock quarry could have played a role in the massive hillside collapse on Thursday.

Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide

The new tragedy comes just days after Typhoon Mangkhut pounded the nation's north with heavy winds and rain, sparking a separate landslide that left dozens dead.

Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

The typhoon smashed homes and flooded key agricultural regions in the northern Philippines before battering Hong Kong and southern China with fierce winds and heavy rain.

Japan quake toll rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Japan quake toll rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 18.

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

Over 1,200 people killed in South Asia monsoon

The monsoon, which lasts from June to September, causes widespread death and destruction across South Asia each year.

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

Nepal landslide kills eight, victims mostly children

A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children in Nepal over the weekend as officials issued warnings on Monday of the risk of more landslides and flash floods due to torrential rain.

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, the government said on Sunday, as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.

'Unprecedented' rain kills at least 66 people in Japan

'Unprecedented' rain kills at least 66 people in Japan

Kurashiki, with a population of just under 500,000, has been hit hardest by the torrential rains that pounded some parts of western Japan.

Girl killed in landslide at Rohingya refugee camp

Girl killed in landslide at Rohingya refugee camp

Pre-monsoon showers lashed the refugee camps on Friday after a week of thunderstorms, with strong winds sending some tarpaulin roofs of the temporary shelters housing the refugees flying.

Death toll in Central Java landslide rises to 11

Death toll in Central Java landslide rises to 11

Indonesian rescue workers on Sunday recovered three more bodies from the landslide that buried farmers in Central Java province late last week, bringing the death toll to 11.