COLUMBIA: ‘ TWELVE COAL MINERS DIED IN UNDERGROUND MINE THAT FLOODED ‘


#AceWorldNews – COLUMBIA – October 31 – Twelve coal miners have died in north-eastern Colombia after a perforation made in a subterranean water source flooded the underground mine Thursday, trapping 28 workers, Ansa news agency reports (in Spanish).

“Unfortunately, all the miners are dead,” said Carlos Mario Usma, Amaga municipality’s environmental director. “They were trapped at more than 200 meters, and the cavern is completely flooded.”

He added that rescue workers are now focused on removing the miners’ remains.

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SRI LANKA: ‘ AT LEAST HUNDRED DEAD AND HUNDREDS MORE MISSING IN MUDSLIDE AFTER MONSOON ‘


#AceWorldNews – SRI LANKA – October 29 – At least hundred people are believed to be dead and around hundreds more reported missing after heavy monsoon rains triggered mudslides in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, AFP said.

“We have reports of 140 houses getting washed away in the mudslides,”said Sarath Kumara, a spokesman for the national Disaster Management Centre (DMC).

' 10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide '

‘ 10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide ‘

Police, security personnel and local volunteers were continuing a major operation to search for survivors.

Sections of several national highways were also washed away by the rains.

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HAWAII: ‘ LAVA FLOW FROM KILAUEA VOLCANO MOVES INTO PEOPLES HOMES AS THEY MOVE OUT ‘


#AceWorldNews – HAWAII (Pahoa) – October 29 – Jeff and Denise Lagrimas’ single-story home is just across the street from properties where lava from Kilauea volcano is expected to slither past on its way to the ocean.

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lava from Kilauea volcano is expected to slither past on its way to the ocean.

But they’re moving to another town 14 miles away before they’re able to find out whether this forecast comes true or whether the molten rock oozes into their home instead.

HAWAII RESIDENTS LEAVE HOMES AS LAVA FLOW NEARS

“I don’t want to stick around and just wait for it to come and take it,” Denise Lagrimas said while taking a break from loading kitchen cups and bowls in cardboard boxes.

“I don’t want to stick around and just wait for it to come and take it,” Denise Lagrimas said while taking a break from loading kitchen cups and bowls in cardboard boxes.

“You just never know.”

Civil defense officials in Hawaii County said late Tuesday the lava was about 370 yards from the main road in Pahoa town, the commercial center of Puna, a sprawling, mostly agricultural and forested part on the Big Island.

The lava entered private property next to the main road and was burning tires and other materials. This prompted authorities to warn downwind residents with respiratory problems to stay indoors. The lava was edging forward at a rate of about 10 to 15 yards per hour.

Earlier Tuesday, the lava burned down an empty shed.

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ISTANBUL: ‘ NINETEEN MINE WORKERS TRAPPED IN COAL MINE COLLAPSE ‘


#AceWorldNews – ISTANBUL – October 28 – Nineteen miners were trapped on Tuesday after a coal mine in southern Turkey collapsed following a flood inside the mine, local media reported.

Nineteen workers trapped in mine collapse in southern Turkey

Nineteen workers trapped in mine collapse in southern Turkey

Rescue teams and medics were sent to the mine in the town of Ermenek in Karaman province, about 110 km (70 miles) north of Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline.

Media reports said the collapse occurred after water that had built up inside the mine coursed into areas where the workers had been located.

“The water accumulated underground has flooded into the gallery. According to initial reports 25 workers have been saved while 19 workers remain trapped,” Karaman Governor Murat Koca was quoted as saying by Turkey’s Dogan News Agency (DHA).

The flood occurred shortly after midday about 300 meters below ground, DHA said.

Energy Minister Taner Yildiz and Transport Minister Lutfi Elvan were heading for the mine, local media reported.

Turkey is no stranger to mining disasters and the country has one of the world’s worst industrial accident records. Its worst ever mining disaster took place less than six months ago in the western town of Soma, where 301 workers were killed.

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Nineteen workers trapped in mine collapse in southern Turkey

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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HAWAII: ‘ KILAUEA VOLCANO ERUPTS AS MOLTEN LAVA FORCES RESIDENTS TO GET READY TO FLEE ‘


#AceWorldNews – HAWAII – October 28 – Dozens of Hawaii residents have been told they might have to evacuate because molten lava from a volcano is headed toward their homes.

'KILAUEA VOLCANO ERUPTS AS MOLTEN LAVA FORCES RESIDENTS TO GET READY TO FLEE '

‘KILAUEA VOLCANO ERUPTS AS MOLTEN LAVA FORCES RESIDENTS TO GET READY TO FLEE ‘

The lava from Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanos, was about 100 yards from a home Monday morning,

Hawaii County Civil Defence officials said.

Back in 2012:A surge of lava spews out of a rupture in the lava tube system and is heading down steep cliffs, or pali in Hawaiian. This strong flow is being supplied lava from Kilauea Volcano’s Pu`u O`o Crater four miles to the north-west.

The rupture was at the 1600-foot elevation about four miles north-west of Kalapana Gardens, and directly above the old Royal Gardens subdivision.

Further down the mountain he shot the rough a`a lava and chunky pahoehoe lava river, and at the 800-ft elevation videoing the lava ‘toes’.

Video Shot Courtesy of Leigh Hilbert on February 24th, 2012  

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#Indonesia : “East of Java `Torrential Rain’ & `Landslides’ Claim Lives”


#AceNewsServices says `19 Villagers Killed, 10 Missing in Indonesia Landslides’

cropped-header-news-room.jpg Two landslides triggered by torrential rain killed at least 19 people on Indonesia’s main island of Java, a government official said Tuesday. Ten others remain missing, AP reported.

Five houses were buried when mud rolled down from surrounding hills just after midnight in Mekarsari village of East Java‘s Jombang district, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency. Tuesday’s fatal landslide was the second in several days on densely populated Java.

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