2 dead, some 20 missing in large mudslide southwest of Tokyo

Two people died and about 20 others remained missing Saturday after torrential rain triggered a large mudslide southwest of Tokyo, destroying more than 10 houses, local authorities said. A video posted on Twitter showed dark water mixed with soil and sand flowing rapidly from the top of a mountain at about 10:30 a.m. in Atami,Continue reading “2 dead, some 20 missing in large mudslide southwest of Tokyo”

Earthquake Swarm in Southwest Iceland Continues

Nearly 800 earthquakes were detected between midnight and 10.00am this morning by monitoring equipment on the Reykjanes peninsula. The strongest was a magnitude 4.9 earthquake around 1.30am that was felt across the Reykjanes peninsula and the Reykjavík capital area as well as West and South Iceland. The earthquakes are part of a swarm that began five days ago andContinue reading “Earthquake Swarm in Southwest Iceland Continues”

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