Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013

Mt Masago, Japan avalanche kills 7

An avalanche on Mt Masago in Japan has claimed lives of at least seven people.

An estimated 30 metres wide and 600 metres long avalanche hit the western slope of Mt Masago.

Rescuers are searching as it was not clear if other are missing.

Original post: Natural Disasters List November 24, 2013