Landslides follow weekend of wet weather

Landslides follow weekend of wet weather

Credit: KING

A landslide hit a home in Olalla, Wash., April 8, 2013.

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 8:12 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 25 at 11:05 PM

There have been reports of several landslides around Western Washington following a weekend of wet weather.

A woman in Olalla in Kitsap County called 911 Monday morning to report a landslide hit her home and knocked out power. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

A landslide that hit an Amtrak train over the weekend near Everett Sunday morning forced the cancellation of Sounder commuter train service until Tuesday morning. Nobody was hurt.

Rainier Avenue S. in Seattle was closed between 57th Avenue and Cornell Avenue late Sunday night and early Monday morning for a small landslide.

KING 5 Meteorologist Rich Marriott said Sea-Tac Airport set a new rainfall record for Sunday with 1.54 inches. That is more than double the old record of 0.63 inches set back in 1984.

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