29 April 2020 06:55 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Thanks to the Hazmapper team, we have learned that major landslides occurred in West Pokot, Kenya on 18 April 2020, killing up to 40 people and displacing 4,000.
28 November 2019 07:27 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
Extremely heavy rainfall affected West Pokot in Kenya on 23 and 24 November 2019, triggering extensive landslides that have caused at least 50 fatalities
15 May 2020 06:20 in Uncategorized by Dave Petley
A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
13 May 2020 05:42 in Database by Dave Petley
I have now been able to generate the global map of 2019 fatal landslides. This shows an unusual cluster of landslides in East Africa.
11 May 2020 06:14 in landslide report by Dave Petley
A large, unexpected landslide at Waterford in New York state in the United States last week is threatening a number of houses.
7 May 2020 06:48 in Planet Labs by Dave Petley
Planet Labs have captured wonderful high resolution SkySat imagery of the 17 April 2020 channelised debris flows at Chesegon, Kenya.
5 May 2020 06:05 in Planet Labs by Dave Petley
Satellite imagery from Planet Labs shows that the flood from the Sardoba Dam failure inundated a very large area, damaging farm land and communities.
12 October 2018 06:28 in landslide report by Dave Petley
Bududa, Uganda: reports indicate that at least 40 people were killed by landslides on Thursday 11th October 2018, with some suggestions of higher losses
5 June 2017 06:04 in landslide video by Dave Petley
Pierre Zufferey has posted to Youtube an even better video of the terrifying Illgraben debris flow of 29th May 2017, which I featured last week
16 August 2012 00:01 in Review of a paper by Dave Petley
My paper on landslide impacts on human life worldwide has just been published in Nature. This post briefly review the results.