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29 March 2022
Mount Talakmau: landslides from the 25 February 2022 Sumatra Earthquake
An earthquake on 25 February 2022 triggered multiple landslides on the flanks of Mount Talakmau in west Sumatra, Indonesia.
6 April 2021
Mount Lewotolok and Adonara island: up to 168 people killed by lahars and debris flows in Indonesia
Two deadly landslides have occurred in Indonesia over the last few days. On the flanks of Mount Lewotolok up to 80 were killed in a lahar, whilst on Andonara island 69 people were killed and 19 are missing in a debris flow.
3 December 2020
High resolution satellite images of the Guinobatan lahar
High resolution satellite images, collected by Planet Labs using the SkySat constellation, showing the impact of the Guinobatan lahar in the Philippines a month ago
19 November 2020
Guinobatan: a major lahar in the Philippines triggered by Super Typhoon Goni
Over the weekend of 31 October and 1 November 2020, Super Typhoon Goni triggered a major lahar from the flanks of Mount Mayon in the Philippines
17 March 2020
The catastrophic lahars from Mount Kelud in 1919
In 1919 a devastating eruption of Mount Kelud in Indonesia triggered massive lahars that killed 5,160 people on the flanks of the volcano
9 October 2017
Lahars: an analysis of their role in losses from volcanic eruptions
A new paper from the University of Bristol (Brown et al. 2017) demonstrates the role that lahars play in causing loss of life in volcanic events
12 January 2017
Volcan, Argentina: massive mudflows cause major disruption
In the last few days heavy rainfall has triggered a number of major landslides that have affected the towns of Volcan and Tumbaya in Argentina
19 April 2016
Drone footage of the Kumamoto earthquake landslides
Drone footage and high quality images are now becoming available of the Kumamoto Earthquake landslides in Japan. In some cases the landslides appear to be remarkable.
22 August 2015
Mount Rainier debris flows, 13th August 2015
On 13th August a series of debris flows occurred on the flanks of Mount Rainier in Washington State, USA. These glacier collapse events were captured on video, photographs & seismic instruments
5 November 2010
Hurricane Tomas, Mount Merapi and landslides in Costa Rica
With three substantial natural hazard events occurring simultaneously, I thought I would post a round-up of those rapidly-evolving events: 1. Hurricane Tomas As feared, Hurricane Tomas is now bringing heavy rainfall to Haiti. The path of the storm has been somewhat erratic, as the Tropical Storm Risk track map shows. However, the storm is now tracking in a generally north-northwesterly direction, and is likely to pass just to the west of …