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23 November 2022
Planet Labs has captured amazing high resolution satellite images of the Kusiong landslides in the Philippines
20 November 2022
Satellite imagery from Planet Labs provides insights into the El Molino landslide in Norte de Santander, Colombia
15 November 2022
The Planet Labs SkySat image shows the impact of the Williamson Diamond Mine tailings breach on downstream communities
10 November 2022
Planet Labs has now captured and released high resolution imagery of the Williamson Mine tailings dam breach in Tanzania
8 November 2022
Another major tailings dam failure has occurred in Africa, this time at the Williamson Mine in Tanzania. The plume of pollution is >6 km long.
1 November 2022
Satellite images captured by Planet Labs of the Kusiong landslides in the Philippines show multiple channelised debris flows.
25 October 2022
The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: Planet Labs imagery of the source of the flows shows multiple shallow slips
12 October 2022
Las Tejerías: Planet Labs images have captured the aftermath of the landslide, which came down the channel from the north.
26 September 2022
Satellite image company Planet Labs has released high resolution imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam failure
21 September 2022
On 1 September 2022 a very large rock/ice avalanche occurred on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada.
13 September 2022
Aerial and satellite imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam disaster highlights a complex failure event and high mobility of the slimes.
12 September 2022
On 11 September 2022 a major tailings dam failure occurred at Jagersfontein in South Africa. The local plume of pollution extends >8 km.
29 March 2022
An earthquake on 25 February 2022 triggered multiple landslides on the flanks of Mount Talakmau in west Sumatra, Indonesia.
18 February 2022
Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.
8 February 2022
New Planet Labs satellite imagery allows a better understanding of the deadly 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador
23 November 2021
Heavy rainfall earlier this month triggered three large landslides on the coast in the Beach Loop area about 30 km from Gisborne in New Zealand.
19 November 2021
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.
1 November 2021
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.
14 October 2021
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.
3 September 2021
Landslides triggered by the 14 August 2021 earthquake in Haiti