Sunday, February 07, 2010

Los Angeles Mudslide Maps

Los Angeles Storm Map

According to the California Geological Society more than 100 Californians have been killed by debris flows during the past 25 years. Slopes left denuded by wildfires in California are especially susceptible to "mudslides" during and immediately after major rainstorms.

Just such a rainstorm yesterday caused a mudslide in the La CaƱada Flintridge area. The Los Angeles Times have created two Google Maps in response to the latest mudslides. The second of the two maps on the LA Times website shows the areas considered by the U.S. Geological Survey to be most at risk of mudslides.

Hat-tip: Mapperz

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