|Rescue operations along the Neiva-Florencia road will be suspended if the mountain slope becomes unstable.|
|Several vehicles are trapped under the earth and rocks.|
5 Dead, 20 Missing, Cars Buried In Recurrence Of Landslide In Southern Colombia.One of the five victims was a heavy machine operator who was clearing the road from a previous landslide. "It is a very difficult situation as the landslide was very big," said National Rescue Director Cesar Uruena. "We will need many heavy machines to clear the road," Mr Uruena told RCN radio. Rescue operations were suspended on Saturday night due to safety concerns for the teams involved in the operation. Red Cross teams and police with sniffer dogs are searching for bodies or survivors, disaster relief official Jesus Gomez told the AFP news agency. - BBC.
WATCH: Raw - 20 Missing After Landslide in Colombia.
Landslide Causes Mini-Tsunami On Chinese River.A van was hit by a wave of water created by a landslide Friday in central China's Hubei Province, leaving two people injured and damaging the Zhaojun Bridge, which temporarily suspended traffic. The van was driving down the middle of the Zhaojun Bridge at around 10:00 when strong wave pushed the van back about one meter. It was fortunate that no one on the van itself was injured, and that the two people crossing in the bridge were not injured seriously. "I was driving when I saw the rocks falling ahead. Then my van was pushed about one meter back by the splash. It was like the earthquake, and tsunami," said Liu Maoqing, the van's driver. The mountain of the landslide itself was 500 meters away from the Zhaojun Bridge, and the volume of the rocks that fell was more than 10,000 cubic meters. According to the reconnaissance by technical personnel of local Land and Resources Bureau, the landslide was caused by long-term physical weathering. The traffic on Zhaojun Bridge has resumed. - Emirates 24/7.
Three People Dead In West Sumatra Landslide.Three people are dead after a landslide buried a house in a village in the West Sumatra district of South Solok on Tuesday morning. The landslide happened at 1:30 a.m., several hours after heavy rains hit the area. The victims were identified as 61-year-old Nurbaiti and her granddaughters Yosi Fitrani, 12, and Tri Yulia Nanda Sari, 8. Heavy rains also triggered a landslide and floods in there more West Sumatra districts - namely Pasaman, Agam and Tanah Datar, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported on Tuesday. "Luckily there no victims [in the three districts]," BNPB spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. Sutopo added that at least 15 houses were flooded or buried by landslides, forcing 15 families in Pasaman to evacuate. - Jakarta Globe.