Buriticupu is a town with a population of about 73,000 that is being affected by a chronic gully and landslide problem.
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Vila Sahy, São Paulo: about 600 mm of rainfall in 12 hours, including a peak intensity of 10 mm/hr, has triggered multiple fatal landslides.
An open access paper in the journal Landslides (Cabral et al. 2022) analyses debris flows in Brazil over the last century, finding that 45 events have killed 5,771 people and generated US$5,5 billion in economic losses.
A new attribution study indicates that climate change is likely to have been a factor in the Pernambuco landslides in Brazil
Praia de Itaguaçu: one of a series of destructive landslides in Brazil On Saturday 2 April 2022 a series of landslides were triggered by heavy rainfall in the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. In total 16 people are known to have died, the majority of whom lost their lives in landslides. The picture is a little confused at the moment, but reports include a mudslide in the town …
The tragic landslides last week in the Brazilian city of Petrópolis were the result of increasing risk caused by poor slope management
Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.
Remarkable drone footage from two angles has captured a landslide in Ouro Preto in Brazil yesterday, which destroyed two 19th Century houses