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Chile's army is continuing its search for an entire company of soldiers missing after a fierce snowstorm in the Andes mountains. Five soldiers died of hypothermia and 65 were still missing after a "tsunami of snow" struck during an exercise...

2005-05-19

 army Chile exercise Andes tsunami avalanche snowstorm rescue
A series of avalanches around a mountain tunnel in Afghanistan has killed at least 28 people and left hundreds more stranded, officials say. Some 70 people have been injured, and officials fear the number of casualties could rise further. The avalanches - following several days of heavy snow - hit the area around the Salang Tunnel, high in the Hindu Kush.

2010-02-09

 Afghanistan avalanche