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11 November 2020
The Queja landslide in Guatemala: Planet Labs have now been able to capture satellite images of the site of the disaster
9 November 2020
San Cristobal Verapaz: the deadly landslide in Guatemala triggered by Hurricane Eta that destroyed the village of Queja
6 November 2020
Hurricane Eta: news reports indicate that dozens of people have been killed by landslides in Central America, with at least 50 deaths in Guatemala alone
11 February 2019
Detailed analysis by the USGS and others shows that Hurricane Maria triggered at least 40,000 landslides in Puerto Rico in 2017
13 September 2018
In a short space of time, Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido all have the potential to generate large numbers of landslides
30 October 2017
The USGS has now published provisional maps of landslide density for failures triggered by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
5 October 2017
The USGS has started to release maps of landslide impacts in Puerto Rico that have resulted from Hurricane Maria. The damage level is very high.
4 October 2016
The Sucun Village landslide in China killed 27 people, whilst there are worrying prospects of landslides in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew
19 September 2013
Initial reports are emerging that a landslide at the village of La Pintada in Mexico has left 58 people missing
22 September 2011
Catching up part 2: landslides in NY State and Germany; the trial of the Italian Seismologists; and a video of a landslide on the Mohawk River
Updates on landslide events over the last few weeks – including a new video, a trai accident in Germany, landslides from Hurricane Irene, and the trial of the Italian seismologists.