The death toll in a catastrophic mudslide remained at 17 on Friday, even though at least nine additional bodies had been located, Officials said they were waiting for identification and preparing the public for a significant spike in reported fatalities.
Search teams picked through mud-caked debris for a fifth day on Wednesday looking for scores of people still missing from a deadly Washington state landslide, while local officials fended off criticism of property development in the area after previous slides.
Rescue workers combed through muck and rubble on Tuesday left by a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state that killed at least 14 people and authorities said they expected the death toll to rise.
The death toll from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state climbed to 14 people on Monday as six more bodies were found, while the number reported missing continued to swell two days after the tragedy, authorities said.
Brazilian rescue workers dug for survivors on Saturday after a mudslide buried a luxury hotel filled with New Year`s revellers on an island near Rio, killing at least 20 and leaving many others missing.
Brazilian rescue teams searched for survivors on Saturday after a mudslide struck a small luxury hotel filled with New Year`s revellers on an island southwest of Rio de Janeiro, killing at least 19 people and leaving many others missing.