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1 February 2021

Rat Creek: a large washout generated by an atmospheric river in California

Rat Creek: a large post wildfire washout has been generated on State Highway 1 in the Big Sur in California

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7 July 2020

Erzincan: a very interesting mudflow in Üzümlü, eastern Turkey

On 2 July 2020 a large and interesting mudflow occurred at Günebakan in the Erzincan area of eastern Turkey. The dynamics were captured on video.

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28 February 2020

More information about the Salkantay landslide and mudflow

The Salkantay landslide was a wedge failure in the near-vertical rock mass. The mass fragmented on impact to form a rock/ice avalanche that transitioned to a mudflow.

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19 July 2019

Chamoson: a dramatic debris flow video from last year in Switzerland

Today I stumbled across a dramatic debris flow video, shot in Grugnay in Chamoson, Switzerland in August 2018, which illustrates the mobility of such events

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5 December 2018

Malibu: Planet Labs images of the first round of mudflows

Malibu – Planet Labs have captured remarkable before and after SkySat images of the first round of mudflows following the recent wildfires

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9 November 2017

Corinto in Colombia: first satellite images of the mudflow that has killed 4 and left 18 people missing

Corinto in Colombia: first satellite images from Planet Labs of the mudflow that has killed 4 and left 18 people missing on Tuesday

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19 July 2017

Cold Springs swimming hole: a mudflow tragedy in Arizona

On Sunday a mudflow swept through the Cold Springs Swimming Hole in Arizona. Ten people swimming at the popular site were washed away and killed.

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9 July 2017

The Willow Creek landslide: a large valley-blocking slide in Wyoming

The Willow Creek landslide is a large-valley blocking earth and mud flow that was discovered last week in the Wyoming Range in the USA

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30 May 2017

Northern Tajikistan: An extreme mudflow video

On 28th May 2017 an extremely large mudflow in northern Tajikistan was captured on video and placed online by Radio Free Europe.

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30 January 2017

A terrifying and tragic mudslide video from Arequipa in Peru

Dramatic footage has emerged of a mudflow on the Panamerican Sur highway in Arequipa in Peru that caused three people to lose their lives

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