snowslide


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snow·slide

 (snō′slīd′)
n.
An avalanche of snow.

snowslide

(ˈsnəʊslaɪd)
n
(Physical Geography) geography US the sliding of a large mass of snow down the side of a mountain or cliff

snow•slide

(ˈsnoʊˌslaɪd)

n.
an avalanche of snow.
[1835–45, Amer.]
Translations

snowslide

[ˈsnəʊslaɪd] N (US) → alud m (de nieve), avalancha f
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The man was rescued from Wales' highest mountain by volunteers from Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team with help from an RAF rescue team and the coastguard following the snowslide on Tuesday afternoon.
1995 Five-hundred motorists are stranded in the Jawahar tunnel in northern India by a snowslide that killed at least 183 people.
Around 30 people were submerged by an avalanche with four found dead when the snowslide toppled Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy (https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/dangerous-conditions-hamper-search-for-victims-at-avalanche-stricken-italian-hotel/2017/01/20/8037e78c-de99-11e6-8902-610fe486791c_story.html?utm_term=.a9566b28b720) Wednesday  afternoon.
An avalanche in the treacherous Khumbu Icefall killed 16 mountain guides in 2014, and 18 people died a year ago when an earthquake sent a massive snowslide careening into Base Camp.
GRENOBLE, France: Seven people were killed Tuesday when an avalanche swept them away in the French Alps, a local official told AFP, the deadliest snowslide to hit the popular mountain range this year.
We collected the putative hybrid population near Snowslide Spring, which is found down slope from the P.
"Tragically, Shay suffered serious injuries and was killed by the force of the snowslide.
"Tragically, Shay suered serious injuries and was killed by the force of the snowslide. His body has been recovered and the family is being assisted by the Department of Foreign Aairs."
SnowModel, SnowTran-3D, SnowSlide) in order to compare analytically the model results and the relevant sorted satellite images to validate the general proposed snow model which followed by this conclusion that the snow transport processes inclusion into the model environment is improving the accuracy of the predicted snow distribution.
Also, two vehicles became partially entrapped after a snowslide onto Highway 20 at Hogg Rock.
The body of another martyred army officer has been unearthed on Wednesday from tonnes of snow in Gayari sector, this latest breakthrough brings the total tally of the martyrs reclaimed from the snowslide so far to seven.
The military confirmed around 100 troops came under the snowslide early in the morning in Gayari sector.