landslides and mudslides Headlines

  • Mudslide sweeps through Swiss village

    A mudslide roared through the village of Grugnay, Switzerland following strong storms in the area.

    CNN
  • Mudslide erupts in Swiss village

    The torrent of mud in the Alpine village of Grugnay seemed to catch onlookers by surprise.

    www.bbc.co.uk
  • Landslide Lamont Offers Mayors "A Deal"

    Accepting his party’s gubernatorial nomination with a crushing victory over a felonious opponent, Ned Lamont Tuesday night unveiled his first plan for getting the state’s economy back on track. In an acceptance speech from the stage of New Haven’s College Street Music Hall, Lamont offered leaders of Connecticut’s cities and towns a deal to help stabilize both their own and the state’s finances: regionalization in return for support on municipal aid and local property taxes.

    New Haven Independent
  • Monstrous mudslide invades Swiss village

    From The Guardian: A mudslide has hit the Swiss village of Grugnay in the municipality of Chamoson, sweeping across roads as witnesses stood close by. No injuries were reported as a result of Tuesday's mudslide, which local media said began after storms caused a river to expand and burst its banks.

    Boing Boing
  • Insane mudslide caught on video in Switzerland

    Mudslides cascading down from the steep Swiss mountains are common enough that locals knew to come out and watch them, but even jaded locals were surprised by the intensity of slides so big they didn't fit under the bridges. (more…)

    Boing Boing
  • Mudslide sweeps into Swiss village – video

    A mudslide has hit the Swiss village of Grugnay in the municipality of Chamoson, sweeping across roads as witnesses stood close by. No injuries were reported as a result of Tuesday's mudslide, which local media said began after storms caused a river to expand and burst its banks. Continue reading...

    the Guardian