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Mud from a landslide hit a parking lot at an apartment in Geoje, South Korea.

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Locals gather near the debris at Chandigarh-Manali National Highway after a landslide, in Mandi district.

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Trucks from Srinagar stuck in a traffic jam at Jammu bypass after the authorities reopened the highway as it was closed for four days due to multiple landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, in Jammu.

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A house collapses in a village of Manikaran Valley due to heavy rainfall, in Kullu district.

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Mangled remains of vehicles after being washed away due to cloudbursts, in Kullu district.

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A huge boulder fell on a vehicle during heavy rainfall, in Mandi.

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Truck stranded at J&K National Highway as it remains closed due to multiple landslides triggered by rains, in Jammu.

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Panchayat Ghar collapsed in a village in Pokhri area following a landslide, in Chamoli. The landslide occurred above the Panchayat Ghar in Tali-Ansari village at about 3 am and the rubble fell upon the structure pulling it down. A junior engineer was killed and three others were seriously injured.

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People gather near the site of a landslide triggered by heavy rains in a remote area of Shodol in Reasi district. Three persons including a woman were buried alive under the debris.

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A vehicle lies buried on landslide debris following heavy rainfall, in Jaipur.

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Workers clear soil from Galta ji Temple, submerged in landslide rubble following heavy rains, in Jaipur.

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Vehicles submerged in mud after a landslide following heavy rainfall, in Jaipur.

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Vehicles buried in landslide rubble following heavy rainfall being salvaged, in Jaipur.

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Rescue operation continued by NDRF personnel landslide site at Pettimudi in Idukki near Munnar. Reportedly, at least 12 more people are still missing after the landslide hit the tea workers' settlement on August 6 night.

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Residents attempt to pull a vehicle as a portion of a road caves-in following heavy rainfall, in Jammu.

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Vehicles submerged in mud after a landslide following heavy rainfall, in Jaipur.

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Vehicles stuck in mud after flash-floods triggered by a cloud burst on Dunadni-Bunjawah link road in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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View of a road connecting Dehradun and Mussoorie that caved-in following heavy rainfall, in Dehradun.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion of the Pettimudi hills in Munnar.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion of the Pettimudi hills in Munnar.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion, Vijayapuram village in Kottayam District.

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Debris lie on the ground after a landslide due to heavy rainfall in the area, in Idukki district.

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Debris lie on the ground after a landslide due to heavy rainfall in the area, in Idukki district. Five people were killed when a mound of earth caved in on a row of houses of tea estate workers at Pettimudi.

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Officials walk towards the site of landslide on the foothills of the Brahmagiri Hills, during rainfall, in Kodagu district. At least four people including the priest at Talacauvery have gone missing due to massive landslide at Bramhagiri hills.

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Municipal workers clear debris from Pedder road, after a landslide due to heavy rainfall, in Mumbai.

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A man walks near a road damaged by a landslide after heavy rainfall in Mumbai.

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Firefighters clear a road after a landslide caused by rainfall in Mumbai.

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Landslide on the Western Express highway at Kandivali due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai.

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Road blocked in the Western Express Highway due to a landslide, following heavy rainfall, at Kandivali in Mumbai.

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Locals stand near the debris that fell on Chandigarh-Manali National Highway after a heavy landslide, in Kullu.

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District administration, SDRF and NDRF teams during a search and rescue operation of people after a landslide at Dhami village in Pithoragarh.

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Rescue work underway at the site of a cloudburst, in Pithoragarh district. Atleast three are reported dead while many others missing.

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View of a fruit market after a landslide in the area following heavy rain, near Shimla.

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NDRF and SDRF personnel carry out a rescue operation after a house collapsed when debris fell on it last night due to heavy rain, in Dehradun.

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Rescuers conduct search operation at the site of a landslide following a heavy rain in Tsunagi town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan. Parts of Japan still searching for missing people and evacuating those stranded by deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend.

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Debris after a massive landslide following incessant rainfall in which four members of a family perished, in Papum Pare.

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Rescue operation being carried out as two children are trapped under the debris after several houses completely damaged due to landslide, at Banglagudde in Mangaluru.

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People pull a green plastic that shrouds a recovered body in Hpakant, Kachin State, Myanmar.

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People use poles to carry a recovered body shrouded in green plastic in Hpakant, Kachin State, Myanmar.

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Women look at bodies shrouded in blue and red plastic sheets placed in a row on the ground in Hpakant, Kachin State, Myanmar.

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Rescue workers use poles to carry bodies shrouded in blue and red plastic sheets in Hpakant, Kachin State, Myanmar. At least 162 people were killed in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the worst in a series of deadly accidents at such sites in recent years that critics blame on the government's failure to take action against unsafe conditions.

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In this photo released from Myanmar Fire Service Department, rescuers carry a recovered body of a victim of a landslide from a jade mining area in Hpakant, Kachine state, northern Myanmar. Myanmar government says a landslide at a jade mine has killed dozens of people.

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People gather near the bodies of victims of a landslide near a jade mining area in Hpakant, Kachine state, northern Myanmar. Myanmar government says a landslide at a jade mine has killed dozens of people.

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Debris after a massive landslide below Raj Bhawan due to incessant rainfall, in Guwahati.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Respond Force (SDRF) personnel carry a man after rescuing him from a landslide hit area due to incessant rainfall, at Kahilipara in Guwahati.

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A fire service van met with an accident due to massive landslide at National Highway 21, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

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Debris piles after a landslide due to incessant rain, at Santipur Hillside in Guwahati.

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An earthmover removes debris near a railway track after a landslide occurred due to heavy rain on Sunday night, at Thickanamcode in Kanyakumari.

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Debris of a house that collapsed due to landslide triggered by incessant rainfall, in West Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.

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A view of landslide following heavy rainfall near IGMC hospital in Shimla.

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Vehicles stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway that was closed due to landslides caused by heavy rains, in Ramban.

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Rescue workers, residents, and volunteers search for victims after a mudslide caused by heavy rains in the coastal city of Guaruja, Brazil.

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This drone photo provided by Hardin County Fire Department, Savannah, Tennessee shows the landslide on Chalk bluff on the Tennessee River. Authorities say two homes were destroyed when a hillside collapsed near a swollen river in western Tennessee. News outlets report no one was injured in the slide, which occurred along the Tennessee River near the Hardin County community of Savannah.

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This photo provided by The Oregon Department of Transportation shows two enormous boulders that fell onto Highway 62, almost crushing a car outside of Prospect, Oregon.

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This photo provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation shows two enormous boulders that fell onto Highway 62, almost crushing a car outside of Prospect, Oregon. Rockslides triggered by unrelenting rain have closed local roads and highways around Oregon, including a highway near Crater Lake National Park that was closed for hours Tuesday after two boulders the size of a small living room crashed down, narrowly missing the passing car.

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A residents carries a disassembled bed after recovering it from a landslide damaged home, after heavy rains in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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Widespread Lake Michigan shoreline erosion reaches Dune Lane and approaches homes in Stevensville, Michigan.

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Trucks remain stranded as Jammu-Srinagar national highway stays closed due to landslides which blocked vehicular movement at Digdol area, in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir

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People look at a huge stone which slided onto the road due to heavy rain, at Rayagada district.

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Carabinieri officers stand by a collapsed road in Capriata d'Orba, Nothern Italy. Heavy rains have been battered northern Italy for the last few days.

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Rescuers work at a landslide site hit by Typhoon Hagibis, in Tomioka, north of Tokyo.

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A vehicle falls off collapsed road in the typhoon-hit Kakuda city, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan.

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Trucks stranded on the Manali-Leh road that was closed due to landslides caused by heavy rains, near Manali.

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An oil tanker is seen stuck under debris of boulders following a landslide on the Manali-Leh highway, leading to a blockade of the route near Manali.

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Vehicles stranded along the Manali-Leh highway due to blocked roads in Lahual district

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Fire and police personnel attempt to rescue a person buried under the debris after a landslide following heavy monsoon rain, in Shimla.

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A vehicle is seen buried in debris following heavy monsoon rain, in Shimla.

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A view of the destruction caused by landslide following a cloud burst in Uttarakashi district of Uttarakhand.

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Rescue operation underway at the landslide-hit area, near Kavalappara in Malappuram district.

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PWD's earth-movers remove muds from Aut - Sainj road for smooth traffic, following heavy monsoon rains in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

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A landslide due to heavy rain blocks the Charmundi ghat in Chikmagalur district.

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A view of a partially collapsed house and a vehicle stuck in mud, following a landslide due to heavy rainfall in the flood hit area of Chikmagalur district.

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Officials inspect destruction caused by landslide due to heavy rainfall in the flood hit area of Chikmagalur district.

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Debris of house near the site of a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Ballur near Chikmagalur.

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The devastated spot where few houses were washed away in a major landslide, at Puthumala in Wayanad.

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Rescue operation underway at an area affected by landslide due to heavy rain, in Malappuram district.

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Rescue operation underway at an area affected by landslide due to heavy rain, in Malappuram district.

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Residents look through debris in a landslide affected areas that was washed away following incessant monsoon rainfall, at Meppadi in Wayanad.

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Landslide affected areas that was washed away following incessant monsoon rainfall, at Meppadi in Wayanad.

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Swollen water flow following incessant monsoon rainfall causing flood and lanslide, near Meppady Puthumala in Wayanad.

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Swollen water flow following incessant monsoon rainfall causing flood and lanslide, near Meppadi in Wayanad.

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A landslide blocks a railway track following incessant rainfall, at Kannevaehalli near Chikmagalur. The Yashwanthpur-Chikmagalur train was stopped after the incident.

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The passenger bus onto which a huge boulder fell while it was carrying pilgrims, at Lambagad near Badrinath. At least five pilgrims were reportedly killed in the accident that took place while the bus was returning from Badrinath.

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A view of a landslide following heavy rain, near Chikmagalur.

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On-lookers gather near the site of a massive landslide following heavy rainfall at Hasan Valley near Kufri, in Shimla.

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A school building lies on an edge of a hillock after a landslide following monsoon rain, in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.

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Stranded vehicles on Jammu and Kashmir highway after a landslide due to heavy rainfall near Ramban area on the outskirts of Jammu.

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An earthmover clears debris to retrieve a buried car, following heavy landslide due to incessant rainfall, in Shimla.

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Rescue works underway after a boulder fell on a vehicle, carrying kanwariyas, on NH 94 near Bagaddhar in Tehri Garhwal district. At least two people died in the accident.

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Debris lie on a road due to a landslide caused by heavy monsoon rain, in Kullu district.

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Worker use diggers to clean the road of the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 126,5 kilometers (78,60 miles) with start in Saint Jean De Maurienne and finish in Tignes, France. Organizers stopped the world's premier cycling event for the riders' safety when a sudden, violent storm made the route through the Alps too dangerous.

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A person walks past a landslide caused following heavy monsoon rainfall, at the Guhagar-Ratnagiri Road in Ratnagiri.

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Vehicles move slowly after a landslide at the Parshuram Ghat on Mumbai-Goa highway following heavy rains in Chiplun, Maharashtra.

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People look on at the site of a landslide, caused by continuous monsoon rain in Guwahati. The incident lead to the death of 47-year-old Narayan Saha.

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People at cloud-burst affected Khida village in Almora district.

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Indonesian soldier and rescue team search for earthquake victims in Bayan, North Lombok, Indonesia. Officials say an earthquake has triggered a landslide that hit a popular waterfall on Indonesia's Lombok island.

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The eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 are blocked after a landslide occurred after several days of heavy rains north of Nashville, Tenn.

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Vehicles stranded at the Manali-Chandigarh highway after an incident of landslide at Bandrol near Manali.

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Southern Marin Fire Department members search a crushed house in the aftermath of a mudslide that destroyed three homes on a hillside in Sausalito, California.

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A crushed house is seen in the aftermath of a mudslide that destroyed three homes on a hillside in Sausalito, California.

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