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22 September 2016

Wye River: landslides in the aftermath of a forest fire in Australia

The small town of Wye River in Australia, which was devastated by a forest fire in December 2015, is being affected by many rainfall triggered landslides


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7 February 2010

Mudslides occur in the areas affected by the 2009 Station Fire in Los Angeles

The Station Fire was a huge forest fire that occurred on the northern edge of Los Angeles in late 2009:It was finally brought under control on 16th October 2009, by which time it had burnt a huge area, thought to be over 160,000 acres (image from NASA): In the aftermath of the fire considerable concern has been expressed about the potential for damaging mudflows in the burnt area, magnified by …


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