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28 November 2019
Extremely heavy rainfall affected West Pokot in Kenya on 23 and 24 November 2019, triggering extensive landslides that have caused at least 50 fatalities
25 November 2019
Yesterday, a landslide struck an elevated section of the A6 motorway on the road between Savona and Turin in Italy, causing the roadway to collapse
8 August 2019
Mount Rainer debris flow:- On Monday 5th August 2019, an outburst flood and debris flow occurred in four major pulses at Mount Rainier National Park.
19 July 2019
Today I stumbled across a dramatic debris flow video, shot in Grugnay in Chamoson, Switzerland in August 2018, which illustrates the mobility of such events
21 June 2019
Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Monitoring, Modeling and Assessment:- the proceedings of the recent international conference are available online
20 June 2019
Intense rainfall yesterday (19 June 2019) in Turkey triggered a series of devastating debris flows in Arakli, close to the Black Sea coast, killing up to 14 people.
18 April 2019
A new video posted to Youtube shows a debris flow cascading over a cliff above a mountain road, with a trapped 4×4. The location and timing are unclear.
29 March 2019
A detailed analysis has been published in the journal Landslides of the 2017 Mocoa Debris Flow in Colombia, which killed 409 people.
26 March 2019
Yesterday NASA posted imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe, triggered by Cyclone Idai. The images show multiple channelised debris flows.
20 March 2019
Cyclone Idai: evidence of the impact of landslides and debris flows As the true magnitude of the likely costs of Cyclone Idai across southern Africa becomes clear, some images are emerging that indicate that in some areas landslides may have been a significant part of the problem, in Zimbabwe at least. This is directly indicated in a few news reports – for example, it has been widely noted that two …