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landslide

(Avalanche), noun accident, adversity, affliction, bad luck, calamity, casualty, catastrophe, disaster, emergency, hardship, infliction, misery, ravage, tragedy, trouble
Associated concepts: catastrophe insurance

landslide

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
Associated concepts: landslide political victory
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The landslides have been intensified in the village of Nubar, Khatai district.
Director Laput said that based on the assessments made by geologists, the landslides have no connection to any mining activity in the province.
On the other hand, while it is true that landslide is a natural phenomenon caused by rain, it is also strongly induced by human activities like logging and mining.
In the town of Almeria, four bodies were retrieved from a smaller landslide in Barangay Salangi.
Landslide is part of Spirents Lifecycle Service Assurance suite for automating testing and assurance workflows across the service lifecycle, including network validation, service testing and operational assurance workflows.
Kadam had earlier confirmed that "three vehicles were stranded after the landslide.
Chen added the region had been getting heavy rainfall in the past few days and that triggered the massive landslide.
Colombia's deadliest landslide, the 1985 Armero disaster, killed more than 20,000.
Remote Sensing and GIS are effectively used to assess the landslide induced hazard, vulnerability and risk at a regional scale (Van Westen, 2004).
The landslide happened on a mountain of waste from the mining industry in the Hpakant region of Kachin state.
These data sufficiently inform about the activity of the landslide or the lack of such activity.
About 7 percent of Lane County's acreage is considered an existing landslide area, while another 50 percent is at high risk, according to the study.