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6 April 2021
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.
29 March 2021
Another giant, high mountain landslide occurred on 22 March 2021, this time close to the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet. The estimated mass is around 100 million tonnes.
10 January 2021
Protecting the rescuers – a disastrous double landslide at Cihanjuang in Indonesia and a lucky escape in Italy
Cihanjuang, Indonesia & Bolzano, Italy: a tragedy in which rescuers were killed by a second landslide and a lucky escape in a rock slope failure on a hotel
3 December 2020
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
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
13 November 2020
Quang Nam Province in Vietnam: A terrifying video that shows why the aftermath of a landslide can be very dangerous
29 October 2020
Typhoon Molave: over 500 mm of rainfall has triggered at least two major landslides in Vietnam, possibly killing 50 people or more
19 October 2020
On Sunday 18 October 2020 a large landslide struck an army barracks in Huong Phung commune in Vietnam, killing up to 22 soldiers
14 October 2020
A double tragedy: two landslides close to the construction site of the Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant in Vietnam
A double tragedy: two landslides close to the construction site of the Rao Trang 3 hydroelectric plant in Vietnam
2 July 2020
Another dreadful landslide has occurred in the Hpakant jade mining area of Kachin state in Myanmar. The landslide, at Sate Mu, killed at least 113 people.