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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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30 April 2021

Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video of a rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand

Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video showing a violent and sudden rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand

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26 April 2021

The 21 October 1993 Pantai Remis landslide in Malaysia: an upscaled video

The extraordinary 21 October 1993 Pantai Remis landslide in Malaysia: an upscaled video has been posted to Youtube.

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23 April 2021

The 13 October 2020 landslide in Phong Dien, Vietnam, triggered by an extraordinary rainfall event

The 13 October 2020, deadly landslide in Phong Dien, Vietnam, which was triggered by an extraordinary rainfall event

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6 April 2021

Mount Lewotolok and Adonara island: up to 168 people killed by lahars and debris flows in Indonesia

Two deadly landslides have occurred in Indonesia over the last few days. On the flanks of Mount Lewotolok up to 80 were killed in a lahar, whilst on Andonara island 69 people were killed and 19 are missing in a debris flow.

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29 March 2021

Yarlung Tsangpo: another giant, high mountain landslide on 22 March 2021

Another giant, high mountain landslide occurred on 22 March 2021, this time close to the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet. The estimated mass is around 100 million tonnes.

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10 January 2021

Protecting the rescuers – a disastrous double landslide at Cihanjuang in Indonesia and a lucky escape in Italy

Cihanjuang, Indonesia & Bolzano, Italy: a tragedy in which rescuers were killed by a second landslide and a lucky escape in a rock slope failure on a hotel

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3 December 2020

High resolution satellite images of the Guinobatan lahar

High resolution satellite images, collected by Planet Labs using the SkySat constellation, showing the impact of the Guinobatan lahar in the Philippines a month ago

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