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One year after leaving Hong Kong

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    Unfortunately wild fires strip hillsides of the vegetation that keep the earth in place so it's quite common to see mudslides in the rainy season following fires.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/16/w...-columbia.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by huja:
    Unfortunately wild fires strip hillsides of the vegetation that keep the earth in place so it's quite common to see mudslides in the rainy season following fires.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/16/w...-columbia.html
    Yea it's been a %@$ show of a year in BC
    Lucky to be in Clearwater, we haven't been hit with fires or flooding directly, yet
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    Quote Originally Posted by huja:
    Unfortunately wild fires strip hillsides of the vegetation that keep the earth in place so it's quite common to see mudslides in the rainy season following fires.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/16/w...-columbia.html
    It does remind me how lucky HK has it with natural disasters. Even under the T10 typhoon a few years back we were relatively unscathed. Something that would level entire towns in other countries

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