States most prone to landslides

Published: Mar 25 2014 11:55:15 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 04 2014 08:58:47 AM EDT

Landslides can happen just about anywhere. But California, where an entire town is under siege, and these other states are at much greater risk.

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Torrential rain and fast-moving mudslides, a type of landslide, have shut down a Southern California town, stranding thousands of people and trapping 500 children and adults at a church camp. At least one person has been found dead.

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