Disaster officials in Sri Lanka are saying that at least 100 people have been buried alive under a mudslide that was brought on by recent monsoon weathers. According to the AFP, at least 16 are confirmed dead.
Major thunderstorms in Southern California have caused mudslides that are "the worst we've had since at least 1969," according to resident Michael Scully. At least 2,500 people have been stranded since Sunday, and one person has died.
Some 617 people have died and 14,000 left homeless after ruinous mudslides tore through neighborhoods around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This dog, Leao, has been visiting her owner Cristina Maria Cesario Santana's grave since Santana's death. Oh, my.