Examples of mudslide in a Sentence
The heavy rain triggered a mudslide.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Sunday that five Idaho counties will have access to federal disaster assistance after spring floods and mudslides that ravaged some towns.
Ali is among hundreds of children who have lost one or both parents to the mudslides in this impoverished West African nation’s capital.
The process unleashes mudslides—which can carry even a 150-meter-long wreck along for the ride.
When the ground eventually gives way, mudslides can rapidly speed up and pick up heavy boulders and rocks capable of intense damage.
These rains will be capable of producing life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.
There are South American towns wiped out by mudslides, Australian communities consumed by wildfires.
These rains could produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in mountainous areas.
In 2007, around 130 people were killed in Chittagong after monsoon rain spurred heavy mudslides.
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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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