News on Natural Disasters / Failures - TheCivilEngineer.org - TheCivilEngineer.org https://www.thecivilengineer.org Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:40:45 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Venice experiences the highest floods in 53 years https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2124-venice-experiences-the-highest-floods-in-53-years https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2124-venice-experiences-the-highest-floods-in-53-years Venice experiences the highest floods in 53 years

The city of Venice has reached the highest water level in 53 years. Tide peaks have resulted in the highest water level the city has ever experienced

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 18 Nov 2019 04:10:52 +0000
Rockfall in New Zealand's road: One driver dead https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2121-rockfall-in-new-zealands-road-one-driver-dead https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2121-rockfall-in-new-zealands-road-one-driver-dead Rockfall in New Zealand's road: One driver dead

A rock boulder detached from a slope near a road hitting a car and killing its driver in New Zealand. The incident occurred at about 1:50 pm local t

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:27:47 +0000
Mudslide struck Mansfield, UK: 35 residences evacuated https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2120-mudslide-struck-mansfield-uk-residences-evacuated https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2120-mudslide-struck-mansfield-uk-residences-evacuated Mudslide struck Mansfield, UK: 35 residences evacuated

35 residences have been evacuated after a mudslide hit near the Bank End Close in Mansfield, United Kingdom. The ground failure occurred at about 17

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:52:23 +0000
Bus falls into a sinkhole in Pittsburgh https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2119-bus-falls-into-a-sinkhole-in-pittsburgh https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2119-bus-falls-into-a-sinkhole-in-pittsburgh Bus falls into a sinkhole in Pittsburgh

A 6-meter deep sinkhole suddenly opened up shallowing a Port Authority bus in Pittsburgh, USA.  The ground failure occurred at Penn Avenue and 10th

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:36:32 +0000
2 strong earthquake hit Philippines: At least 14 fatalities https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2116-2-strong-earthquake-hit-philippines-at-least-14-fatalities https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2116-2-strong-earthquake-hit-philippines-at-least-14-fatalities 2 strong earthquake hit Philippines: At least 14 fatalities

At least 14 people died after 2 earthquakes struck the southern part of Philippines. The first seismic shock (M 5.6) occurred on October 29, 2019, an

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:25:41 +0000
Dam collapse in Siberia results in 15 casualties https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2110-dam-collapse-in-siberia-results-in-15-casualties https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2110-dam-collapse-in-siberia-results-in-15-casualties Dam collapse in Siberia results in 15 casualties

At least 15 workers died after a dam collapsed flooding a gold mine in Siberia, Russia. The gold mine is located in the Krasnoyarsk district of Russi

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:57:09 +0000
Landslide struck 3 vehicles in India: 8 fatalities https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2109-landslide-strikes-3-vehicles-in-india-8-fatalities https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2109-landslide-strikes-3-vehicles-in-india-8-fatalities Landslide struck 3 vehicles in India: 8 fatalities

8 people were reported dead after a landslide hit 3 vehicles in India. The incident occurred on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The landslide struck in a

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 22 Oct 2019 10:41:22 +0000
Sinkholes open in New Jersey's beach https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2108-sinkholes-open-in-new-jerseys-beach https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2108-sinkholes-open-in-new-jerseys-beach Sinkholes open in New Jersey's beach

About 12 sinkholes have opened in Sea Bright beach, located in New Jersey, during the past days. The sinkholes that are up to 1 meter wide and deep,

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:35:13 +0000
Landslide struck a house near Carmarthen, UK: Family barely escapes https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2104-landslide-struck-a-house-in-carmarthen-uk-family-barely-espapes https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2104-landslide-struck-a-house-in-carmarthen-uk-family-barely-espapes Landslide struck a house near Carmarthen, UK: Family barely escapes

A family barely escaped before debris from a landslide hit their residence. The incident occurred on September 29, 2019. The house is located betwee

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:46:06 +0000
Rice irrigation affected a massive, earthquake-induced landslide in Indonesia https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2101-rice-irrigation-affected-a-massive-landslide-in-indonesia-occurred-in-2018 https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2101-rice-irrigation-affected-a-massive-landslide-in-indonesia-occurred-in-2018 Rice irrigation affected a massive, earthquake-induced landslide in Indonesia

Back in 2018, massive landslides were triggered after a Mw 7,5 earthquake struck the city of Palu, Indonesia. According to a new study, published in

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:14:57 +0000