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3 May 2022

The Pilar landslide in the Philippines

Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the Pilar landslide in the Philippines, which killed 53 people during Tropical Storm Megi.

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21 April 2022

Wairoa: hundreds of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in New Zealand

Wairoa: heavy rainfall in recent weeks has triggered hundreds of shallow landslides in the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand

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19 April 2022

Planet image of the Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines

Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the 11 April 2022 Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines.

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6 April 2022

A tailings dam failure in Wenquan Township Jiaokou County, Shanxi Province, China

On 27 March 2022 a tailings dam failed at Wenquan Township, Shanxi Province, China. Satellite images from Planet reveal the scale of the event

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18 February 2022

Planet satellite image of the urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil

Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.

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8 February 2022

Planet Labs imagery of the 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito

New Planet Labs satellite imagery allows a better understanding of the deadly 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador

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19 November 2021

The 29 October 2021 Kameng River rock and ice avalanche in India

Images from Planet indicate that the 29 October 2021 Kameng Valley event was a probably a rock and ice avalanche that originated on a steep slope high in the mountains.

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1 November 2021

A large landslide or glacial lake outburst in the headwaters of the Kameng River in Northern India?

The Discovering Arunachal blog reports that the Kameng River in N. India suffered a major sediment event on 29 October. The cause is unclear, but Planet Labs images confirm that a major erosion and deposition event occurred.

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14 October 2021

Large rock slope failures on the Southern Patagonian Icefield

Loyal reader Hernán De Angelis has very kindly highlighted two very interesting large rock slope failures on the Southern Patagonian Icefield (SPI) at Glacier Amalia.

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23 July 2021

Benbrack: another peat landslide in Ireland

Benbrack: a large peat landslide in West Cavan in the Republic of Ireland, triggered by heavy rainfall on 4 July 2021

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2 July 2021

The cause of the Melamchi disaster in Nepal

Satellite images collected by Planet Labs appear to confirm that a landslide dam was the cause of the 14 June 2021 Melamchi disaster in Nepal

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22 February 2021

The valley blocking landslide at Rishi Ganga created by the Chamoli landslide

High resolution Planet Labs images of the valley blocking landslide at Rishi Ganga, created by the Chamoli landslide

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15 February 2021

New perspectives on the Chamoli debris flow disaster

New perspectives on the Chamoli debris flow disaster in Uttarakhand provided by the high resolution Planet Labs imagery

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11 February 2021

High resolution Planet Labs imagery of the Chamoli landslide in Uttarakhand

High resolution Planet Labs SkySat imagery of the source of the Chamoli landslide in Uttarakhand in India on Sunday

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5 February 2021

Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Rat Creek Washout

A Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Rat Creek Washout in the Big Sur, in California, showing the burnt areas in the catchment

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19 January 2021

A sensational high resolution satellite image of the Mount Silberhorn rock avalanche

A sensational Planet Labs SkySat high resolution satellite image of the Mount Silberhorn rock avalanche in New Zealand

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5 January 2021

Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway

A high resolution satellite image has now been captured by Planet Labs of the Gjerdrum quick clay landslide in Norway

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26 December 2020

The Carmen Copper Mine landslide in the Philippines – the slope evolution before failure

The Carmen Copper Mine landslide in the Philippines – Planet Labs images showing the slope evolution before failure

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15 December 2020

The large landslide at Gamsberg mine: high resolution satellite images

The large landslide at Gamsberg mine: a high resolution Planet Labs SkySat satellite image of the aftermath of the failure

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7 December 2020

High resolution satellite imagery of the Mount Eagle peat slide

High resolution satellite imagery from Planet Labs showing the Mount Eagle peat slide in the Republic of Ireland

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