Severe mudflows ravage southeastern Switzerland, leaving 1 dead and 2 missing

Severe mudflows ravage southeastern Switzerland, leaving 1 dead and 2 missing

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall caused devastating floods and landslides in southeastern Switzerland on June 22, 2024, heavily impacting the canton of Grisons, particularly the Mesolcina Valley. The event left 1 person dead, 2 missing, and extensive damage to infrastructure.

Destructive storms hit Ecuador, claiming at least 10 lives

Destructive storms hit Ecuador, claiming at least 10 lives

On June 16, 2024, a catastrophic landslide in Baños, Ecuador, claimed the lives of at least eight people, leaving many more injured, and several missing. The disaster followed days of torrential rain that destabilized a hillside, causing it to collapse and bury parts of the city under tonnes of mud and debris.

Massive landslide causes ‘catastrophic road failure’ on Teton Pass, Wyoming

Massive landslide causes ‘catastrophic road failure’ on Teton Pass, Wyoming

A massive landslide hit State Highway 22 in Wyoming on June 8, 2024, causing a part of the highway in Teton Pass to collapse, blocking all traffic. This is an important highway for local commuters, connecting Jackson, Wyoming, with Victor, Idaho. No injuries were reported, however, drivers now face significant delays which could add over an hour to travel times.

Extreme rainfall triggers deadly highway collapse in Guangdong, China, killing 48

Extreme rainfall triggers deadly highway collapse in Guangdong, China, killing 48

A large landslide destroyed a significant portion of the Meizhou-Dabu Expressway in Meizhou City, Guangdong Province, China, at around 02:10 local time on May 1, 2024. The collapse caused 23 vehicles to plummet down a steep slope, igniting some in flames and resulting in 48 fatalities and 30 injuries as of May 2, 2024.

Massive landslide washes away key highway linking India to China in Arunachal Pradesh

Massive landslide washes away key highway linking India to China in Arunachal Pradesh

On April 23, 2024, a massive landslide struck Arunachal Pradesh, India, on April 24, 2024, washing away part of the Roing Anini Highway, the sole route connecting the Dibang Valley district to the rest of India and the China border. The landslide, triggered by recent heavy rainfall, caused significant disruptions along National Highway 313 between Hunli and Anini, posing severe challenges for local residents and security forces.

Fatal landslides and widespread flooding strike Kyrgyzstan amid heavy rainfall

Fatal landslides and widespread flooding strike Kyrgyzstan amid heavy rainfall

Since April 20, 2024, severe weather conditions have triggered numerous landslides and floods across Osh, Jalal-Abad, and Talas regions in Kyrgyzstan, resulting in at least one fatality and the evacuation of hundreds. The government has declared emergency situations in several affected areas.