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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 landslip on the main road into Rothbury has caused huge problems for traders in the town
Gwynedd Council said there had been minor landslides along the coast over many years but the size of yesterday's landslips had been totally unexpected.
But Cllr Mary Lanigan, Cabinet member for highways, transportation and planning, said: "Getting to grips with this landslip has taken time because specialist advice had to be taken.
OFF THE RAILS: Rail workers assess the train that was derailed by a landslip between Rosyth and Dunfermline Town stations caused by heavy rain
SERVICES to the Valleys Lines will return to normal today ahead of schedule following last week's landslip.
A spokesman for Network Rail said it had checked the landslip and engineers had undertaken minor works to stabilise the slippage.
The old road was re-opened on June 16 to ease traffic diversions after the risk of a catastrophic landslip on a newer section of the road.
RAIL services to Leamington, Stratford and Warwick should be back to normal by tomorrow after a landslip on Friday caused a closure of one of the tracks.
The landslip occurred at the B6344 at Cragend near Rothbury in December 2012, with the road having been closed since.
Yesterday - as the landslip was visited by Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, during a visit to Rothbury - local county councillor Steven Bridgett said he fears the numbers will be even higher.
Contract Awarded for Landslip Prevention and Mitigation Programme, 2013, Package C, Landslip Prevention and Mitigation Works in Mainland East (North)
WORK is nally underway to repair a landslip which has closed a main road into a Northumberland village for more than two years.