Storms and Floods

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NewsBytes:

Big sur landslide 2017 photo

California, USA – A massive landslide has buried a section of California’s iconic Highway 1 in Big Sur. More than one million tons of rock and dirt buried a .25 mile stretch of Highway 1 under 40-feet of debris. Authorities have no estimate when it might re-open. The area remains unstable.

Philippines – Hour-long rains in Quezon City left certain areas flooded Thursday morning, rendering some streets impassable to traffic and leaving some commuters stranded.

Hong Kong – A downpour disrupted flights, hospital clinics closed, the judiciary adjourned hearings, schools suspended classes, and people and traffic waded through flooded streets today in the wake of a heavy downpour from early morning. Rainfall in Kowloon and the eastern part of Lantau Island exceeded 200 millimeters. In Kwai Tsing and Sham Shui Po, rainfall exceeded 300 millimeters.

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