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2 February 2021
Kapuche Lake, Nepal: a video of an avalanche air blast
An air blast strikes trekkers at Kapuche Lake in Nepal following an avalanche, as caught in a video uploaded to Youtube.
12 March 2020
Salkantay: Planet Labs imagery of the upper portions of the flow
Salkantay: Planet Labs has now captured imagery of the upper portions of the ice-rock avalanche and debris flow that occurred in Peru in February
27 February 2020
Breaking News: a catastrophic glacier collapse and mudflow in Salkantay, Peru
Breaking News: a catastrophic glacier collapse and mudflow has killed at least 4 people, and left 13 missing, in Salkantay, Peru
10 April 2018
Karimabad, Pakistan: a dramatic rock and ice avalanche caught on video
On Monday a very large rock and ice avalanche occurred at Karimabad, in Hunza, northern Pakistan. This event, which claimed three lives, was caught on a dramatic video
18 January 2017
The Mount Sulzer avalanches: the amazing video
The fourth of the Mount Sulzer avalanches, which occurred in August 2016, was captured in a remarkable video by Luke Wassink, a National Park Ranger
25 October 2016
Structures in the Aru Mountains giant avalanche deposits
The new satellite start-up, Planet, have collected satellite imagery of the second Aru Mountains avalanche in Tibet, allowing initial analysis of the flow
24 October 2016
The mysterious Tibetan ice avalanches of summer 2016
This summer there has been an unprecedented pair of giant Tibet avalanches caused by glacial collapse in the Aru mountain range
24 April 2016
The first anniversary of the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal: the Langtang rock and ice avalanche
Today is the 1st anniversary of the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. A USGS report published last year describes the most significant landslide, the Gorkha rock and ice avalanche, which killed over 200 people.
23 November 2015
A rather splendid rock and ice avalanche video from New Zealand
Ryan Taylor captured on video a rock and ice avalanche event on the flanks of Mount Cook in New Zealand
17 May 2015
Reports of a massive ice – rock avalanche in Akto County, Xinjiang, China?
The Chinese news agencies are reporting a huge ice – rock avalanche in Akto County, Xinjiang, China. The reported volume is half a cubic kilometre!