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9 May 2023
The deadly mud and debris flows around Lake Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo
On Thursday 4 May 2023, intense rainfall triggered a series of deadly mud and debris flows around Lake Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), killing at least 401 people.
8 February 2023
Secocha: reports of 40 fatalities in landslides in Peru
On 5 February 2023 a series of deadly landslides struck the town of Secocha in Arequipa, Peru, killing at least 40 people.
27 October 2022
Yucaipa: a remarkable debris flow video from the San Bernardino Mountains
Yucaipa: a remarkable debris flow video from the San Bernardino Mountains in California. The flows were triggered by heavy rainfall in the El Dorado fire scar on 12 September 2022
12 October 2022
Las Tejerías: Planet Labs imagery starts to clarify the sequence of events
Las Tejerías: Planet Labs images have captured the aftermath of the landslide, which came down the channel from the north.
5 August 2022
The Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in Iran
The 27 July 2022 Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in the mountains near Tehran is one of a number of recent landslides in Iran.
21 July 2022
Mudflows at the site of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona
Last week, heavy rainfall triggered mudflows, captured on video, from the scar of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona
8 February 2022
Planet Labs imagery of the 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito
New Planet Labs satellite imagery allows a better understanding of the deadly 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador
2 February 2022
The disastrous 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador
The disastrous 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador, which killed at least 24 people,
5 July 2021
The Atami mudslides in Japan
The Atami mudslides in Japan Over the weekend there was considerable attention paid to the remarkable videos of the mudflows in Atami, Japan. This one in particular gained traction:- . But there are several others, which are helpfully combined into a compilation here: . I particularly draw your attention to the excerpt that begins at 8 minutes 16 seconds into the second video (the same sequence appears in the first …
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