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5 August 2022
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
Last week, heavy rainfall triggered mudflows, captured on video, from the scar of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona
8 February 2022
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, which killed at least 24 people,
5 July 2021
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 post wildfire washout has been generated on State Highway 1 in the Big Sur in California
7 July 2020
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.
28 February 2020
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.
19 July 2019
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
5 December 2018
Malibu – Planet Labs have captured remarkable before and after SkySat images of the first round of mudflows following the recent wildfires