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6 June 2022

The 10 June 2021 debris flows at Wuxie in Zhejiang, China

On 10 June 2021 an extreme rainstorm triggered over 100 landslides, including a set of devastating debris flows, in the Wuxie scenic area in Zhejiang Province in China.

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9 September 2019

The impact of the 2017 Mocoa debris flows

A new study of the 2017 Mocoa debris flows in Colombia (Prada-Sarmiento et al. 2019) indicates that the area had suffered 11 previous events in the 70 years prior to the disaster.

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21 June 2019

Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Monitoring, Modeling and Assessment

Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Monitoring, Modeling and Assessment:- the proceedings of the recent international conference are available online

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27 May 2015

Wind River Canyon in Wyoming: US20 closed by rockslides and debris flows

On Sunday exceptional rainfall triggered a series of landslides in Wind River Canyon in Wyoming, blocking both US20 and the BNSF railway line

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26 March 2015

Peru declares a state of emergency over landslides

Peru has declared a state of emergency in the aftermath of large debris flows in the Chosica region east of Lima that have left at least 8 people dead.

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25 June 2012

Two neat debris flow videos from France

Two excellent new videos of debris flows that occurred in France in June 2012

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