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4 March 2020

Baixada Santista: significant landslides in Brazil this week

Heavy rainfall on 2 and 3 March 2020 triggered many landslides in the urban area of Baixada Santista in SE Brazil, killing at least 18 people.

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21 August 2017

Regent landslide in Sierra Leone: the causes of the disaster

New images show that the Regent landslide in Sierra Leone was large translational slide that morphed into a channelised debris flow.

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15 October 2015

Karachi rockfall: a human-induced tragedy?

A rockfall in Karachi on Tuesday killed 13 people including seven children. Images of the site hint that there may be a human cause of the tragedy

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