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3 May 2022
Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the Pilar landslide in the Philippines, which killed 53 people during Tropical Storm Megi.
21 April 2022
Wairoa: heavy rainfall in recent weeks has triggered hundreds of shallow landslides in the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand
19 April 2022
Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the 11 April 2022 Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines.
18 February 2022
Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.
19 November 2021
Images from Planet indicate that the 29 October 2021 Kameng Valley event was a probably a rock and ice avalanche that originated on a steep slope high in the mountains.
8 May 2019
Yesterday @HiRISE posted an image of the “Distinctive Lobe of Northern Hargraves Crater Ejecta Blanket”. On Twitter @acwiebusch asks if this is a landslide.
1 February 2019
The human and environmental costs of the Brumadinho disaster in Brazil are becoming increasingly clear, whilst speculation continues as to the causes of the collapse of the tailings dam
18 July 2018
Problems continue at the Hidroituango dam site in Colombia. Last week a significant seismic event was recorded in the power house cavern, which is thought to have been generated by a further rockfall in the underground excavation.
12 July 2018
Over the last week exceptional rainfall has triggered thousands of landslides in Japan, with disastrous consequences. Images are starting to emerge showing the scale of the disaster.
19 June 2018
The University of Arizona has released HiRISE imagery from Mars showing a 1 km long landslide triggered by a meteoroid impact about ten years ago