Mudslides are unpredictable and can be deadly AP Images:Leo Correa
In this Oct, 13, 2016 photo, Geraldo de Oliveira stands on the rubble of his home destroyed by a Nov. 5, 2015 mudslide unleashed by the bursting of a mine-waste basin, in Paracatu, Brazil. "This place used to be a paradise. It was the most beautiful thing you've ever seen," said Oliveira. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

When large amounts of mud descend down an incline, it is called a mudslide. Mudslides can vary in their composition and severity, but they almost always leave a path of destruction.

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