Examples of mudslide in a Sentence
The heavy rain triggered a mudslide.
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Hurricane Manuel hit the state of Michoacan, generating dangerous mudslides that buried homes and floods that swamped roadways.
Heavy rains are forecast to fall across California, melting snows and possibly bringing mudslides to areas burned in wildfires north of San Francisco last October.
In areas burned by recent wildfires, mudslides and debris flows will be a concern, AccuWeather said.
Record rain fell Wednesday in parts of Southern California where thousands of people have been evacuated because of the threat of debris flows and mudslides from wildfire burn areas.
Near the mudslide site, families on Thursday are announcing the start of a fundraising effort for the memorial.
In some Southern California counties, mudslides are a risk.
In January, with the blaze still simmering, a powerful storm swept across Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, triggering mudslides that killed 21 people.
The mudslides killed him, his 6-year-old son and his 79-year-old stepfather.
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Definition of mudslide for English Language Learners
: a large mass of wet earth that suddenly and quickly moves down the side of a mountain or hill
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