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7 February 2021
Chamoli: what do we know about the catastrophic flood that occurred in Uttarakhand in northern India this morning?
25 January 2021
Large glacier-related landslides in high mountain areas are increasing with time, according to a new study (Liu et al. 2021)
16 December 2020
A massive rockslope failure and 13 km long debris flow near to Bute Inlet in British Columbia, Canada in late November
19 May 2020
Helicopter company Alpine Air Alaska has posted to Facebook stunning images and a video of a long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska
25 November 2018
Planet Labs have captured a high resolution Skysat image of the remains of the valley-blocking Yarlung Tsangpo landslide in Tibet
5 November 2018
Following initial analysis by @rajfortyseven, Planet Labs images show that another major glacial landslide blocked the Yarlung Tsangpo river last week
22 October 2018
Last week a very large landslide occurred on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, temporarily blocking the river. The dam has now breached.
22 August 2018
Planet Labs have collected high resolution satellite imagery showing the track and impact of the debris flow that struck the village of Pashgor in Afghanistan in July 2018
19 July 2018
Ishkoman, Pakistan: a valley blocking glacial debris flow this week (updated with satellite imagery)
Various reports suggest that there was a major glacial debris flow in the Ishkoman Valley in the Gilgit region of northern Pakistan on Tuesday. This appears to have left the river blocked and a lake has developed
19 December 2017
The massive, catastrophic Villa Santa Lucia landslide in Chile: videos and images start to hint at the cause
It is now becoming clear that the Villa Santa Lucia landslide was caused by a massive failure of moraine 8 km upstream of the town