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World 30 Mar 2014 | 7:02 AM

Another earthquake rattles southern California following 5.1 quake

(Reuters) - Residents of southern California were rattled by a 4.1 magnitude earthquake Saturday afternoon, the largest of more than 100 aftershocks following Friday's 5.1 rumbler that caused light scattered damage around the Los Angeles area.

World 30 Mar 2014 | 12:22 AM

Aftershocks rattle California following 5.1 earthquake, 50 displaced

(Reuters) - More than 100 aftershocks have been reported across Southern California following a 5.1 magnitude earthquake that rattled suburban Los Angeles and at least temporarily displaced about 50 people but caused no serious structural damage, seismologists said on Saturday.

Nation 29 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Keeping a close watch on highlands

With the rainy season approaching soon, people living on or near hills and slopes are being reminded to keep a watchful eye for signs of potential landslides.

World 03 Jun 2013 | 6:32 PM

Indonesia says Freeport accident probe may last three months

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc's Indonesian copper mine will not be able to resume output until a probe into a deadly tunnel collapse is completed in about three months time, a government official said, adding to worries over metal supplies.

Nation 26 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

Flash floods frustrate KL homeowners and motorists

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the capital were hit by a rockslide and flash floods after a downpour during the evening rush hour.

Nation 01 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Check on road works that might lead to tragedies, authorities urged

KAJANG: A welfare home operator here wants the authorities to check on road works carried out by contractors that might contribute to landslides or rockslides in the area.

Nation 01 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

There is a possibility of another landslide in Hulu Langat as heavy rains prolong, warns PWD

PETALING JAYA: The Public Works Department has advised residents in the Hulu Langat area to be on “high alert” following two landslides in the area within the past week.

Community 05 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rockslide near apartments in Ampang

SEVERAL large granite rocks became dislodged and crashed to the ground during a rockslide which occurred over the weekend.

World 31 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Rare, deadly October snowstorm batters Northeast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 3 million households in the U.S. Northeast lacked power on Sunday as a rare October snowstorm bedeviled transportation and killed at least eight people.

Community 19 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hill clearing worries nearby residents

RESIDENTS of Sri Ivori apartments and Desa Ixora medium-cost units are seeing red over the clearing and open burning of trees on the hill behind their blocks in Bandar Baru Air Itam, Penang.