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Over 300 Missing After Landslide Buries Village In Sri Lanka
10-29-2014, 04:57 PM #1
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COLOMBO, Oct 29 (Reuters) - A landslide buried more than 140 houses in hilly south-central Sri Lanka on Wednesday after days of heavy rain, killing at least 10 people, officials said, with hopes fading for more than 300 listed as missing.

Children who left for school in the morning returned to find their clay and cement houses in the village of Haldummulla, 190 km (120 miles) inland from the capital Colombo, had been buried.

Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said 75 children had escaped the disaster in an area famous for its tea plantations because they were in school.

"We are not sure about the others. But we are trying our best to rescue them," Amaraweera told media.

The Disaster Management Center said 10 bodies had been found so far, at least 300 people were missing and 150 houses buried in the village, which lies in hilly country to the south of a popular national park. One official said hopes were fading for the missing.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29...mg00000067

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10-29-2014, 05:43 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Tragic. sad2.gif There's been a landslide warning in Norway the past few days and people have been evacuated. They should have that sort of monitoring system in place in critical areas.

Mount Mannen avalanche set to tumble on Tuesday

http://www.thelocal.no/20141028/mount-ma...le-tuesday
10-31-2014, 11:45 PM #3
Cynicalabsurdance Member
Posts:8,713 Threads:203 Joined:Feb 2011
hey

how clever,,,,

got excess people around ?

well , wait for an Avalanche ,,, and don't tell 'em
11-01-2014, 12:10 AM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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Makes sense. There's not that many Norwegians... hmm.gif
11-01-2014, 12:13 AM #5
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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Maybe their God wants to make it Zero Norwegians

seems he's always thinning out a herd somewhere
11-01-2014, 12:17 AM #6
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,969 Threads:1,473 Joined:Feb 2011
No they're apparently monitoring the Norwegian mountains and evacuated the natives well in advance when the mountain got hot and sweaty. Everybody loves the Norse, get on that love train y'all.



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