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landslide

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

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
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Properties next to forest land damaged by wildfire may also be at greater risk for flood and mudflow.
Although the mudflow layer appears in the field as having a sharp lower boundary, in the microscope there is a mixed horizon about a centimetre thick.
Another place to avoid is a channel carved by erosion (wearing away of a substance) from a past mudflow.
The largest, known as the Osceola Mudflow and caused by the 5,700-year-ago summit collapse, buried more than 210 square miles, including what would today be six towns, to an average depth of 25 feet.
If you are trapped near a stream, watch out for mudflows (mudslides caused by melted snow or ice combined with rocks, dirt and other debris).
Workers have found the largest two examples of standing trees buried by lava and volcanic mudflow when nearby volcano Mt.
The largest of Mount Rainier's post--Ice Age lahars was the Osceola Mudflow, which struck more than 5,600 years ago and inundated the White River valley with more than 3.
Usu in Hokkaido, northern Japan, saying it may cause mudflow or damage agriculture.
Usu, said he saw from a helicopter that the mudflow was spewing from a crater on Mt.
Gravel brought down with the mudflow turned out to be ideal for steelhead.
Strong wind and heavy rainfall brought by typhoons can trigger flood, mudflow and landslide among many calamities.
MARIANA, Brazil, Muharram 26, 1437, November 08, 2015, SPA -- Brazilian authorities late on Saturday were investigating a second suspected death after two dams at a major mine in the country's southeast burst and unleashed a massive mudflow that wreaked havoc across more than 80 km (50 miles), Reuters reported.