Unusual, very large landslide hits Chunchi, Ecuador

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…

Deadly floods and landslides hit Morona-Santiago Province, Ecuador

Deadly floods and landslides hit Morona-Santiago Province, Ecuador

Heavy rains affecting the Morona-Santiago province, Ecuador since December 8, 2019, triggered floods and landslides in which at least one person was killed. Several others are missing. According to Ecuador's National Risk and Emergency Management Service…

Deadly landslides hit Morona Santiago, Ecuador

Deadly landslides hit Morona Santiago, Ecuador

At least 9 people have been killed and 8 injured after heavy rain caused landslides in Limon Indanza Canton, Ecuador's Morona Santiago Province on November 24, 2018. According to the National Risk and Emergency Management Service, 150 people were evacuated, 9…