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                    [ArticleID] => 1359707
                    [Title] => Reports: 8 dead, 13 missing in Hiroshima landslide
                    [Summary] => 

Eight people died and at least 13 were missing after rain-sodden hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early Wednesday in at least five landslides.

[DatePublished] => 2014-08-20 09:24:53 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 949294 [Title] => Pyrenees slopes open for rare June ski weekend [Summary] =>

The still-white slopes in the Pyrenees of southern France opened for business yesterday, turning a cold wet spring into a rare June ski weekend.

[DatePublished] => 2013-06-02 03:13:59 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/7439/72441947.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 752886 [Title] => Ecuador urges 4 villages to evacuate near volcano [Summary] =>

Ecuador's government is urging four villages to evacuate because of increased activity in the Tungurahua volcano not far from the country's capital.

[DatePublished] => 2011-11-29 08:30:01 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 667407 [Title] => Indonesian volcano spews new burst of hot ash [Summary] =>

Residents in central Indonesia have been evacuated from the slopes of a volcano that has been spewing hot lava and clouds of searing gas high into the air for days.

[DatePublished] => 2011-03-19 17:15:36 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 661144 [Title] => Sorsogon folk warned of lahar [Summary] =>

Residents around Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon have been warned again on possible lahar from the volcano’s slopes amid the low pressure area spotted in the South.

[DatePublished] => 2011-02-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096599 [AuthorName] => Cet Dematera [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 4836 [Title] => 3,000 people flee spewing Indonesian volcano [Summary] => [DatePublished] => 2007-07-10 13:15:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 385135 [Title] => PINOY RESEARCHER’S STUDY SAYS: Predicting rainfall-induced landslides may be possible [Summary] => A major landslide buried an entire village in Leyte following heavy rains early last year. Some 2,000 people lost their lives and houses were swamped by the flow of mud. Around the world, landslides kill thousands of people each year and cause extensive property damage or loss, especially in heavily populated mountainous regions.

Recent studies, however, indicate that it may actually be possible for rainfall-induced failures to be predicted by carefully monitoring changes in soil moisture content and deformations at specific areas within the slope.
[DatePublished] => 2007-02-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1120620 [AuthorName] => Alicor Panao [SectionName] => Science and Environment [SectionUrl] => science-and-environment [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 373205 [Title] => Grieving in Albay [Summary] => When a volcano is as active as Mount Mayon in Albay, common sense dictates that one should stay away from the slopes and the path of lahar.

But the areas around the volcano are also hubs of commercial activity in the province, and residents are willing to risk personal safety in exchange for livelihood opportunities.
[DatePublished] => 2006-12-04 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133252 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1807094 [AuthorName] => Ana Marie Pamintuan [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) ) )
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