Landslide

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Floods and landslides leave at least 3 dead, hundreds affected in Colombia

Heavy rain has been impacting several departments in Colombia over the past days, causing floods and landslides that left at least three fatalities and hundreds of residents affected, the Civil Defense reported. The three victims lost their lives after heavy...

April 07, 2021

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More than 67 killed after lahar from Mount Lewotolo hits two villages, Indonesia

Torrential rains dumped by Tropical Storm "Seroja" produced deadly lahar on the slopes of Mount Lewotolo volcano early April 4, 2021. According to the AAP, the total number of casualties attributed to Seroja rose to 155 as of early Monday, April 6. 72...

April 06, 2021

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More than 40 people killed, hundreds missing after severe floods and landslides hit Indonesia

At least 44 people have been killed and hundreds are reportedly missing after heavy rains struck Indonesian East Nusa Tenggara province, triggering floods and landslides early Sunday morning, April 4, 2021. The worst-hit area is East Flores regency where heavy rains...

April 04, 2021

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Large landslide hits important transit route at Düzce Zonguldak, Turkey

A large landslide due to a retaining slope failure occurred on a highway at Düzce Zonguldak, Turkey on March 26, 2021. The Düzce Zonguldak highway, which is one of the important transit routes connecting Düzce to the Black Sea, collapsed following a...

April 01, 2021

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Persistent heavy rains leave 7 people dead in Colombia, significant increase in precipitation expected

Heavy rain has been affecting western Colombia since March 11, 2021, causing flooding and landslides that have resulted in at least seven fatalities as of Tuesday, March 16, and thousands of families affected. Since January 1, 15 people have lost their lives across...

March 16, 2021

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Large landslide on the banks of Knappensee produces 1.5 m (4.9 feet) high tsunami, Germany

A large landslide took place on the banks of man-made Lake Knappensee, Germany on March 11, 2021. The area where the slide took place belongs to an old open cast mining site. The event caused a 1.5 m (4.9 feet) high tsunami which damaged properties in a village on...

March 15, 2021

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Massive landslide cuts off access to Kauai north shore, Hawaii

Heavy rains caused a major landslide on the Kuhio Highway in Kauai, Hawaii, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. The severe weather also led to flooding that prompted the closure of three state parks, along the said highway. A huge landslide occurred at the Kuhio Highway...

March 12, 2021

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Unusual, very large landslide hits Chunchi, Ecuador

A very large landslide hit near the town of Chunchi in Chimborazo, Ecuador, on February 12, 2021. According to Dr. Dave Petley of The Landslide Blog, its scale makes the event unusual, as an entire hamlet disappeared after the slide. A state of emergency has been...

February 16, 2021

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Large landslide hits East Java, leaving 18 people dead or missing, Indonesia

A large landslide caused by heavy rains hit Ngetos village of Nganjuk Regency in East Java, Indonesia on February 14, 2021, leaving at least 2 people dead and 16 others missing. According to BNPB, the landslide took place at 18:30 LT (11:30 UTC), severely damaging...

February 15, 2021

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Catastrophic rock and ice avalanche hits Uttarakhand, leaving more than 150 people missing, India

A catastrophic rock and ice avalanche took place in the Chamoli district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand at around 05:00 UTC on Sunday, February 7, 2021. The event took place around 500 km (310 miles) N of New Delhi, leaving more than 150 people dead or missing....

February 07, 2021

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At least 10 dead as severe floods and landslides hit Paraguay

At least 10 people have died in central and southern Paraguay after heavy rainfall over the past few days triggered severe floods and landslides. According to the Directorate of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH), several areas in the central region recorded 500 mm (20...

February 05, 2021

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Landslide causes collapse of 21 m (70 feet) wall, forcing evacuations in Nottingham, England

Five families were forced to evacuate their homes in Nottingham, England, after heavy rain caused a landslide that triggered the collapse of a 21 m (70 feet) wall in the early hours of Wednesday, February 3, 2021. The residents were awakened by a loud bang as bricks...

February 04, 2021

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Major storm leaves 2 dead, takes out massive chunk of Highway 1 in California, U.S.

Massive storms that barrelled through Northern California over the weekend brought heavy rains and snow, causing floods and landslides and leaving at least 2 people dead. Meanwhile, a front approaching the Northwest will move onshore on Monday, February 1, and...

February 01, 2021

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Landslide damages buildings in Rota Greca, 40 people evacuated, Italy

A large landslide caused by heavy rains hit the southern Italian town of Rota Greca on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, resulting in damaged buildings and the evacuation of around 40 people. According to fire crews, three buildings upstream from the town were initially...

January 27, 2021

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Rock avalanche with unusual runout pattern at Mount Darwin, New Zealand

A rock avalanche with an impressive runout pattern has been spotted at Mount Darwin in New Zealand on January 16, 2021. Experts and scientists particularly note that the avalanche is an interesting case as the runout is unusual. The rock avalanche was first spotted...

January 22, 2021

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Severe floods and landslides damage more than 10 000 homes in West Java, death toll rises to 21 with 19 missing, Indonesia

Severe weather in West Java, Indonesia, has triggered severe flooding that damaged more than 10 000 homes, according to the disaster management agency BNPB. Rescue efforts continue as of January 13, 2021, to retrieve missing people after landslides hit Sumedang...

January 13, 2021

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Deadly avalanche strikes ski resort in the world's northernmost city of Norilsk, Russia

Three family members were killed by an avalanche in the world's northernmost city of Norilsk, Russia on Friday, January 8, 2021. The avalanche struck the Otdelnaya Gora ski resort in northern Russia late Friday (LT), the authorities confirmed early Saturday...

January 10, 2021