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29 July 2013
How did the passengers in the car filmed being hit by a soil fall in Shaanxi, China survive the landslide?
26 July 2013
Images have emerged of spectacular flowslides triggered by the Gansu earthquake this week, whilst 13 people have been killed bost post-seismic landslides today
24 July 2013
Two new videos on Youtube show landslides in China. One features the aftermath of a loess landslide, the other a rockslide above a community
22 July 2013
The Cook Strait earthquake sequence of the last three days has generated a small number of landslides and liquefaction failures
17 July 2013
Heavy rainfall is continuing to trigger landslides across large parts of Sichuan Province in China, and more heavy rainfall is forecast for the next 2 days
12 July 2013
Images are now available of the landslide in Sichuan that killed at least 30 people, whilst Typhoon Soulik is bearing down on Taiwan and China
11 July 2013
Exceptional monsoon rainfall across Central China has caused very extensive damage, including many landslides, in the areas affected by the 2008 earthquake
5 June 2013
Last month China unveiled an earthquake memorial park to commemorate the lives lost and damage wrought by the M7.9 Wenchuan earthquake that occurred 5 years ago this May. The Atlantic has a set of great photos showing the haunting site. In addition to a brand new museum and memorial wall naming the >80,000 who lost their lives, the memorial includes the entire destroyed city of Beichuan, its crumbled and …
26 May 2013
Many large dams will be constructed in and around the Himalayas in the next few years. This post examines the associated landslide threat
25 May 2013
An analysis of imagery of the lanslides at the Laxiwa HEP in China. The stability of the slopes are a source of real concern
13 May 2013
A dangerous landslide has developed on the banks of the Laxiwa HEP station in China. The displacement to date is >25 metres and the mass is over 100 million cubic metres.
12 May 2013
Five years ago today the Wenchuan earthquake struck in China. This post reports on a new paper that reflects on what we have learnt from this event
27 April 2013
Information is now emerging about the response by the authorities to the threat of landslides in the upcoming rainy season in the area affected by the Lushan earthquake in Sichuan Provice, China
22 April 2013
A collection of images of landslides from the earthquake in Sichuan. Whilst the level of lass from landslides is unclear, there is no doubt that they are causing disruption to the rescue efforts
20 April 2013
Initial reports of the earthquake suggest that there are two landslide dams plus other landslides and dams. Images also suggest that there may have been foundation problems in some urban areas
17 April 2013
Three analyses are now available about the mining-induced landslide in Tibet on 29th March, which shed light on the event
13 April 2013
An official explanation for the Jiama mine landslide is that it was a natural event. Google earth images provide a different perspective, suggesting that it had been subject to the dumping of spoil from large-scale mining operations.
30 March 2013
New images have been posted on Xinhua of the huge landslide at the Jiama mine in Tibet yesterday. This is an unusually large quarry landslide; there is little hope for the 83 victims
29 March 2013
Xinhua is reporting that a landslide occurred at a gold mine in Tibet early this morning. In total 83 workers at the mine are reported to have been killed
21 February 2013
High quality images and a video have emerged of two fatal coal mine landslides – one in China and one in the Philippines. Together they claimed 15 lives.