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14 April 2022

Three very large landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Megi / Agaton

Images are now available of three very large landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Megi / Agaton in the Philippines on 11 April 2022.

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26 March 2019

NASA Earth Observatory imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe

Yesterday NASA posted imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe, triggered by Cyclone Idai. The images show multiple channelised debris flows.

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20 March 2019

Cyclone Idai: evidence of the impact of landslides and debris flows

Cyclone Idai: evidence of the impact of landslides and debris flows As the true magnitude of the likely costs of Cyclone Idai across southern Africa becomes clear, some images are emerging that indicate that in some areas landslides may have been a significant part of the problem, in Zimbabwe at least.  This is directly indicated in a few news reports – for example, it has been widely noted that two …

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8 November 2013

Landslides and typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan has made landfall in the Philippines. The affected area is highly landslide prone, suggesting that mudslides may be a major problem

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19 December 2011

Impacts of Tropical Storm Washi in the Philippines

A summary of the impacts of Tropical Storm Washi (Sendong) in the Philippines this weekend.

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7 September 2011

Landslides in Japan from typhoon Talas

More information is emerging about landslides triggered by typhoon Talas in Japan

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4 September 2011

Landslides and floods from Typhoon Talas in Japan

Typhoon Talas has caused widespread damage and disruption in southern Japan over the last 24 hours. At least 20 people have been killed, and 50 more are reported to be missing.

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1 September 2011

Reflections on Hurricane Irene – it’s as much to do with water as wind

A review of the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, enphasising the importance of understanding the impact of the rainfall as well as the wind associated with tropical cyclones

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4 August 2011

Two important ongoing tropical cyclone hazards

A brief review of two ongoing tropical cyclones – one in the pacific and one in the Caribbean. The threat to both Haiti and Shanghai is significant.

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26 July 2011

Tropical Storm Nock-Ten is making landfall in the Philippines

A brief description of Tropical Storm Nock-Ten, which is likely to bring landslides to the Philippines over the next 24 hours.

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