Landslides

Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest
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Severe Flooding in the Pacific Northwest

Torrential rain in southern British Columbia and western Washington spurred deadly floods and mudslides that have damaged infrastructure and isolated communities.

Published Nov 18, 2021

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Northwest Ranges Make Rare Appearance
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Northwest Ranges Make Rare Appearance

Clear skies between storm systems gave satellites a cloud-free view from the Coast Mountains in British Columbia to the Rockies in western Alberta.

Published Nov 2, 2021

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Extratropical Cyclones Drench West Coast
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Extratropical Cyclones Drench West Coast

One of the most intense extratropical cyclones ever to strike the Pacific Northwest drew an equally historic amount of moisture onshore.

Published Oct 25, 2021

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A Deadly Debris Flow in India
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A Deadly Debris Flow in India

The torrent of debris from a mountain in the Himalaya devastated remote valleys in Uttarakhand.

Published Feb 23, 2021

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Flood Waters Overwhelm Northern Madagascar
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Flood Waters Overwhelm Northern Madagascar

Parts of the island nation saw double the usual amount of monthly rainfall.

Published Jan 30, 2020

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