IOL 2014.03.26 13:45
By Phuong Le and Manuel Valdes
A landslide and structural debris blocks Highway 530 near Oso, Washington.
Picture: Lindsey Wasson
Arlington, Washington -
A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the
potential for a catastrophic landslide in the north-western US fishing
village where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend
killed at least 14 people and left scores missing.
MUDSLIDE, LANDSLIDE, DEBRIS, QUICKSAND, HILLSIDE, SEARCHER, Miller, Godt, Pennington, Dearen, Thompson, Montgomery, Trujillo, USA, Washington