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Landslide and Deadly Flood in Nepal

Making Sense of Nepal’s Seti River Disaster
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Making Sense of Nepal’s Seti River Disaster

Twenty months after a slurry of debris swamped villages and killed dozens of people, scientists have pieced together the events that caused the deadly flood.

Published Jan 24, 2014

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Aftermath of the Seti River Landslide
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Aftermath of the Seti River Landslide

Fresh, light-colored debris filled the channel of Nepal’s Seti River after a catastrophic flood and debris flow on May 5, 2012.

Published May 29, 2012

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Landslide and Deadly Flood in Nepal
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Landslide and Deadly Flood in Nepal

Acquired on April 20 and May 6, 2012, these images compare conditions before and after a landslide in Nepal. The slide likely led to deadly flooding.

Published May 24, 2012

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