Mudslides articles

  • WATCH: Mudslides in southern California

    A series of storms crossing through southern California raises mudslide concerns for residents, after rain last week triggered mudslides that closed down the Pacific Coast Highway.


  • California bracing for mudslides amid more storms

    Another round of heavy rain is expected to hit parts of California on Wednesday and Thursday, putting millions of people under a flash-flood watch and spurring precautionary evacuations in several wildfire-scarred areas vulnerable to mudflows.

    In what should be the strongest in a series of recent storms, up to 3 inches of rain are expected in Southern California through Thursday and 6 inches could fall in central portions of the state.

    The rain could lead to mudflows and flooding in areas burned...


  • Storm could set off mudslides in fire-scarred California

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Light showers fell on parts of Northern California bracing for heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday that could unleash mudslides on communities struggling after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.Water levels could rise in small rivers and creeks and debris flows could hit areas scarred by flames, including where a November wildfire killed 86 people and destroyed nearly 15,000 homes.A week of storms has left authorities concerned about the potential [