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16 December 2022

A major, deadly landslide in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

A major landslide has struck a campsite in the Genting Highlands of Malaysia, killing at least 16 people, with 17 more reported to be missing.

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29 November 2022

Cianjur: a deadly landslide from the 21 November 2022 West Java earthquake

Several landslides were triggered by the 21 November 2022 West Java earthquake in Indonesia. Reports indicate multiple fatalities.

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23 November 2022

High resolution Planet Labs images of the Kusiong landslides in the Philippines

Planet Labs has captured amazing high resolution satellite images of the Kusiong landslides in the Philippines

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1 November 2022

Planet Labs images of the Kusiong landslides in the Philippines

Satellite images captured by Planet Labs of the Kusiong landslides in the Philippines show multiple channelised debris flows.

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31 October 2022

Kusiong village in the Philippines: perception vs reality for hazard events

At least 20 people were killed by a mudslide at Kusiong village in the Philippines on Thursday, triggered by Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae. The local people had been drilled to prepare for a storm surge, so sheltered upslope, where they were killed by a mudslide.

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8 September 2022

The 5 September 2022 landslide at a mine at Labohan Dagang in Malaysia

On 5 September 2022 a significant landslide occurred at an active tin (?) mine in Labohan Dagang, Banting, Malaysia. The event was caught on video from two different perspectives. 

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5 September 2022

The Clementi landslide in Singapore

On 2 September 2022 a major landslide occurred at a construction site at Clementi in Singapore, blocking a major drainage channel

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28 July 2022

Landslides from the 27 July 2022 M=7.0 earthquake in Abra, Philippines

The 27 July 2022 M=7.0 earthquake in Abra Province, Philippines is likely to have triggered large numbers of landslides.

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7 June 2022

Thai Nguyen: the destructive power of rockfalls

A Youtube video from Thai Nguyen in Vietnam dramatically illustrates the destructive power of rockfalls on roads

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20 May 2022

The Mount Popa debris avalanche

About 8,000 years ago a massive landslide occurred on the flank of Mount Popa in Myanmar. The landslide, which had a volume of about 1.3 cubic kilometres, travelled about 11 km from the crater of the volcano.

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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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20 April 2022

UNOSAT analysis of the Leyte landslides from Tropical Storm Megi

UNITAR has published an initial satellite image analysis of the landslides caused by Tropical Storm Megi in Leyte in the Philippines.

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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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14 April 2022

Three very large landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Megi / Agaton

Images are now available of three very large landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Megi / Agaton in the Philippines on 11 April 2022.

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12 April 2022

Landslides from Tropical Depression Agaton (Megi) in the Philippines

On Sunday 10 April 2022 Tropical Depression Agaton tracked across Leyte in the Philippines, triggering multiple landslides in the Baybay area 

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29 March 2022

Mount Talakmau: landslides from the 25 February 2022 Sumatra Earthquake

An earthquake on 25 February 2022 triggered multiple landslides on the flanks of Mount Talakmau in west Sumatra, Indonesia.

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14 March 2022

Ampang: a deadly urban landslide in Malaysia

On 10 March 2022 a rainfall-triggered urban landslide killed four people, and injured another individual in Malaysia. Google Earth imagery suggests that this landslide may have occurred on an engineered slope.

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31 January 2022

The December 2021 landslides in Malaysia

In December 2021 heavy rainfall in Malaysia triggered landslides that caused extensive damage, especially to the road network.

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22 December 2021

Another fatal jade mine landslide in Myanmar

There are reports this morning of yet another fatal jade mine landslide in Myanmar, with indications of up to 100 deaths

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12 July 2021

The cause of the Petobo landslide from the 28 September 2019 Palu-Donggala Indonesia earthquake

A new paper in Landslides explores the cause of the Petobo landslide from the 28 September 2019 Palu-Donggala Indonesia earthquake

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