Death toll rises to 8 in Wash. mudslide (USA Today)

ARLINGTON, Wash. — Eight people are now confirmed dead after a massive landslide slammed into homes Saturday near Oso, Wash., authorities said Sunday. Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Rob Palmer said four more bodies were discovered late Sunday. Earlier in the day, authorities said one body had been found on the debris field. Three people were confirmed dead Saturday.…

Deadly Mudslides & Flooding in Philippines

Accuweather.com—Days of heavy rainfall caused by a tropical low have resulted in numerous mudslides and widespread flooding across the southern Philippines. Echoing the deadly mudslides of 2009, nearly 340,000 people have been affected by the recent flooding, at least 26 people have died, and 11 more remain missing as rain continues to fall across the region, according…