sri lanka flood june 7 2021_002

Severe floods and landslides hit Sri Lanka, leaving at least 17 people dead and more than 210 000 affected

At least 17 people have died and more than 271 000 have been affected after heavy rains hit Sri Lanka over the weekend, officials reported on Monday, June 7, 2021. Tens of thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes as days of deluge caused rivers on the...

June 07, 2021

nepal flood may 31 2021

At least 4 people dead as heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Nepal

Heavy rains over the previous days, including rain during the onslaught of Tropical Cyclone Yaas, caused flooding and landslides in parts of Nepal, resulting in at least four fatalities. On May 22, 2021, downpours caused damage in Chautara in Naubahini Rural...

May 31, 2021

guatemala flood may 26 2021

Severe weather affects more than 10 000 people in Guatemala

More than 10 000 people have been affected by floods and landslides across 8 departments of Guatemala from May 21 to 24, 2021. Around 200 homes were damaged, one person was injured, and hundreds of others were displaced. Days of heavy rain hit the departments of...

May 26, 2021

sri lanka flood may 16 2021

Heavy rains trigger deadly floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

At least four people lost their lives while more than 44 153 others have been affected by heavy rains in Sri Lanka since May 10, 2021. The severe weather has resulted in flooding and landslides that damaged properties in many parts of the country. Days of heavy rain...

May 17, 2021

Nyamasheke district Rwanda landslide damage May 9 2021 f

More than 100 homes damaged, 39 destroyed after landslide hits Rwanda's Western Province

A large landslide hit the Nyamasheke district of Rwanda's Western Province after a period of heavy rainfall on May 9, 2021, forcing hundreds of people from their homes. According to provincial officials, the landslide damaged more than 100 homes and completely...

May 13, 2021

peru landslide may 9 2021 3d f2

Large landslide blocks Colca River in Arequipa, Peru

A large landslide hit the Caylloma Province, Peru at around 07:30 LT on May 9, 2021, blocking the Colca River in the district of Chivay and forming a natural dam. The landslide took place close to the city of Chivay and is about 300 m (985 feet) long. Authorities...

May 13, 2021

fiji landslide water pipes may 2021 f

Landslide causes water supply disruption in greater Suva-Nasinu area, FIji

The greater Suva-Nasinu area is experiencing water disruptions after a massive landslide at the inlet to the Wainibuku Reservoir on May 2 dislocated pipelines. Although water is being progressively restored, repairs and recovery are still ongoing and will continue...

May 04, 2021

la granja landfill antioquia colombia landslide may 3 2021 f

Large landslide partially blocks Medellin River in NW Colombia

A large landslide occurred at the La Granja landfill site in La Primavera, Antioquia in Colombia on May 3, 2021, partially blocking the Medellin River. The general director of the Administrative Department of Risk Management of Antioquia (DAGRAN) said a team visited...

May 04, 2021

indonesia landslide apr 29 2021

Landslides leave 5 dead, 8 missing in Batang Toru, Indonesia

Several landslides hit the Batang Toru hydropower plant area in Marancar, the South Tapanuli District of North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Five fatalities have been reported, while eight others are still missing as of Monday, May 3, 2021....

May 03, 2021

lahar damage st vincent april 29 2021

Heavy rain triggers destructive lahars, landslides and flash floods, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is advising the public of flooding and landslides in several areas on mainland St. Vincent as a result of heavy rainfall. The area has seen powerful volcanic eruptions and...

April 30, 2021

great whale river quebec landslide sentinel 2 april 22 2021 f

Massive landslide at Great Whale River, Quebec, Canada

A massive landslide took place at the Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada on April 22, 2021, dumping massive amounts of debris into the river. The slide occurred roughly 9 km (5.6 miles) upstream from Kuujjuaraapik. Kativik Regional Government officials said a...

April 27, 2021

nefyn bay wales landslide april 2021

Large coastal landslide at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K.

A large coastal landslide took place at Nefyn Bay in north Wales, U.K. on April 19, 2021. The event was captured on camera by Amanda Stubbs who was there when it started. The landslide happened on Nefyn's coastline in Gwynedd, taking a large part of the garden...

April 20, 2021

dorset landslide uk jurassic coast april 13 2021

Jurassic Coast sees biggest rockfall in 60 years, UK

A huge portion of a cliff along Dorset's Jurassic Coast in southern England, UK, has collapsed into the sea on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. It was the biggest rockfall in the area in 60 years, blocking a 300 m (984 feet) stretch of beach between Seatown and Eype,...

April 16, 2021

ancash landslide highway pe 14 peru april 2021 f

Massive landslide destroys national highway PE-14, isolating 3 communities in Peru

A massive landslide occurred in Ancash, Peru, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, causing serious damage to national highway PE-14 and isolating more than 300 residents in three communities. According to Dr. Dave Petley of The Landslide Blog, there is an existing large...

April 12, 2021

colombia flood april 5 2021

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

lewotolo lahar april 4 2021 f

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

indonesia landslide april 4 2021 f

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