Massive rock topple at Canyon de Furnas in Brazil kills 10 people, injures 32

Massive rock topple at Canyon de Furnas in Brazil kills 10 people, injures 32

At least 10 people have been killed and 32 others injured after a massive chunk of rocks toppled onto boaters in Canyon de Furnas, Brazil. The event took place on Saturday, January 8, 2022, after a period of heavy rain. 4 boats were affected, of which two directly….

Large mine waste failure in Ananea, Peru

Large mine waste failure in Ananea, Peru

A large mine waste failure took place near the town of Ananea, Peru on November 26, 2021, damaging homes and leaving its streets flooded with mud and impassable. The event took place at around 08:30 LT from one of the sedimentation ponds of the San Antonio mining…

Deadly landslide hits Colombia’s Narino Department

Deadly landslide hits Colombia’s Narino Department

At least 14 people have died and 6 remain missing after a large landslide hit southwestern Colombia's Narino Department, Mallama Municipality on November 2, 2021, destroying two buildings. The landslide hit the mountainous San Miguel village after heavy rains….

3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador

3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador

At least 3 people were killed and three others remain missing after an avalanche on dormant Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador on Sunday, October 24, 2021. The avalanche struck a group of 16 climbers at an altitude of 6 100 meters (20 000 feet), according to the AFP.1…

At least 26 dead as floods and landslides hit Kerala, India

At least 26 dead as floods and landslides hit Kerala, India

At least 26 people have been killed in Kerala, India over the past couple of days after floods and landslides caused by heavy rains destroyed roads and homes and cut off many towns and villages. Heavy rains began on October 11, intensified late October 15, and…

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

An eight-story building in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India collapsed on Thursday, September 30, 2021, after heavy rain and landslides hit the region. According to the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta, the building at…