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  • Monster mudslides, water rescues as storm punishes California

    Motorists swam for their lives and residents were rescued from homes sliding downhill as the wettest winter storm of the year triggered floods and mudslides across California on Thursday. In Sausalito, just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, a mudslide carried away two homes and engulfed five cars, sending one woman to the hospital, Southern Marin Fire Department tweeted. Dozens of homes were evacuated in the area. In Cabazon, about 84 miles (135

    Raw Story
  • Dramatic moment a woman's camper van is swept away in floodwaters

    Hannah Lee was watching from a safe distance, while on the phone to her husband to ask him to come and move the van out of harms way, when it began to move of its own accord.

    Mail Online
  • People swept away by mudslide as mountainside collapses in Bolivia – video

    A mudslide in Bolivia was captured on camera as people attempted to traverse a track on foot in an area of the mountains north-east of Sucre. The disaster came after a third successive day of heavy rain in the area, and there was no immediate report of casualties.  A day earlier another mudslide buried vehicles in the same area, killing at least 11 people. Tonnes of earth and mud collapsed on to a mountain highway near a spot known as El Choro on Saturday. The mountainside gave way as cars were...

    the Guardian
  • Dramatic moment a diver jumps from army helicopter and rescues young girl

    This is the dramatic moment a diver jumps from an army helicopter and rescues a young girl who was dragged out to sea by a rip ride at a popular tourist resort in Chile.

    Mail Online
  • Dramatic moment a woman's camper van is swept away in rising floodwaters in Indiana

    A woman from Indianapolis, Indiana stood on her porch and watched helplessly as her camper van was washed away. The rising floodwaters saw the camper van simply picked up like a child's toy.

    Mail Online
  • Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

    A cougar perched on a branch near a California home is lowered to the ground by rescuers with a ladder.

    BBC News
  • Risk of flooding, mudslides remains after California storm

    SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) " Authorities warn that mudslides are still possible Friday even after a damaging storm moved through California, trapping people in floodwaters, triggering a debris flow that destroyed homes, and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year.The powerful system swept in from the Pacific Ocean and unleashed rain, snow and wind across the U.S. West into Wyoming and Colorado after walloping Northern California and southern Oregon earlier. [

    The Palm Beach Post