MIAMI -

On this date, today in 1997, a massive Andean mudslide buried two Peruvian villages, killing 300 people. The inhabitants of Ccocha and Pumaranra were actually evacuated from the villages prior to the mudslide, but their refuge higher up the mountain put them in the path of the slide

MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................88 Edinburg, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................88 Weslaco, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-14 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-70 Kuparuk, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................127 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................10.87 Langdon, N.D.