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2 December 2022
BR-376: on 28 November 2022 heavy rainfall triggered a large landslide on a highway in Brazil . At least two people were killed, whilst rescue operations are ongoing.
7 July 2022
A new attribution study indicates that climate change is likely to have been a factor in the Pernambuco landslides in Brazil
31 May 2022
Over the last few days heavy rainfall has triggered a wave of deadly landslides in the Recife area of Brazil
4 April 2022
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 …
21 February 2022
The tragic landslides last week in the Brazilian city of Petrópolis were the result of increasing risk caused by poor slope management
18 February 2022
Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.
17 February 2022
A large urban landslide at Morro da Oficina, triggered by heavy rainfall in Petrópolis, Brazil, inundated at least 80 houses.
16 February 2022
Rainfall intensities of over 100 mm per hour have triggered extensive landslides in the city of Petrópolis in Brazil. Two dramatic videos have been posted online showing the landslides.
14 January 2022
Remarkable drone footage from two angles has captured a landslide in Ouro Preto in Brazil yesterday, which destroyed two 19th Century houses
13 January 2022
The 8 January 2022 Pau Branco landslide in mine waste – CCTV footage has now emerged showing the overtopping of the dam