How Does a Mudslide Form?

Answer

A mudslide will form from heavy rainfall that causes the soil and bedrock to move. Once the slide starts, it can reach speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.
Q&A Related to "How Does a Mudslide Form?"
Mud that lay on a hill and when heavy rain comes the mud flows down the slope to create a. MUDSLIDE.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_mudslides_form
Rain loosens soil over time through erosion.
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201001...
Mudslides are formed most commonly from volcanoes. When it was dry for a certain time period and it rains heavily it can cause a mudslide. Areas that have volcanoes are prone to mudslides
http://www.experts123.com/q/what-landforms-are-mud...
Mudslides are formed most commonly from volcanoes. When it was dry for a certain time period and it rains heavily it can cause a mudslide. Areas that have volcanoes are prone to mudslides
http://www.helpfulbox.com/ans/Environment/87832
1 Additional Answer
Mudslides are cause by upper levels of the ground becoming unstable, usually during extremely hard rains. Large fires can also be a factor in mudslides, because the upper, more stable levels of the ground are burned away.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com