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2 August 2021
Melamchi – satellite images and helicopter videos start to explain the catastrophic floods in Nepal in June 2021
21 July 2021
The extraordinary, almost unbelievable, rainfall in Henan Province, China yesterday, in which over 200 mm fell in a one hour period.
16 July 2021
Inden: a river rediscovering a previous course and flooding an open cast coal mine The floods in Germany, Belgium and Netherlands this week have been truly catastrophic. The same storm system also caused flash flooding in London. It is likely that the this event will have triggered landslides, but we will need to wait to get more information when the priority is rescue and recovery. There are suggestions that an …
7 February 2021
Chamoli: what do we know about the catastrophic flood that occurred in Uttarakhand in northern India this morning?
22 May 2020
As improved images and information become available, it is becoming possible to gain a better understanding of the cause of the Edenville Dam breach
10 February 2017
At the Oroville Dam in Calfornia an extraordinary crisis has developed as the spillway undergoes massive, flood-induced erosion
1 February 2016
Dr Sergey Chernomorets has kindly provided images taken in September 2015 of the Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood disaster.
28 January 2016
In June 2015 the Tbilisi landslide and flood disaster killed 19 people in Georgia. Google Earth imagery is now available of the site
15 January 2016
On Monday night a large rockfall in Wolhusen blocked the Keine Emme river, causing a flood through a local industrial park. Estimated damage is US$1 million
7 April 2013
Future trends in natural hazard losses – the Powerpoint file from my Geographical Association 2013 conference talk
A talk from the Geographical Association annual conference on future losses from natural hazards, focusing on storms, floods, earthquakes and volcanoes