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15 August 2014

Continuing landslide turmoil in Nepal

Heavy rainfall is bringing continued landslide problems in Nepal and northern India, compounding the difficulties facing the Nepal Army at the Sunkoshi site

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5 August 2014

Valley-blocking landslides: latest from Sunkoshi and Yunnan, and a brief update on the Malin landslide in India

Unusually there are two valley-blocking landslides causing concerns at present, in Nepal & China, whilst recovery operations at Malin in India continue

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1 August 2014

Malin landslide in Pune: assorted news stories

The media in India is providing extensive coverage of the Malin landslide in Pune, which is now known to have killed at least 56 people

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20 June 2014

Monsoon 2014: late but starting to have an impact (including two good new landslide videos)

Monsoon 2014 in South Asia is late this year, but the 16 landslide deaths overnight in Nepal suggest that it is now having an impact.

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29 October 2013

More photographs of the aftermath of the Kedarnath debris flow disaster

Vaibhav Kaul recently visited Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, India, the site of the debris flow disaster earlier this year. These are some of his photographs

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26 October 2013

A remarkable photo of Kedarnath after the debris flow disaster

Vaibhav Kaul has taken an excellent set of photos of the aftermath of the Kedarnath debris flow disaster in India. I’ve posted the first one here, and will do a fuller post next week

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13 July 2013

An interesting valley-blocking landslide (not a glacial lake problem) above Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand, India

The Indian NRSC has identified a valley-blocking landslide, and associated lake, upstream of the Badrinath Temple and town in Uttarakhand in northern India

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10 July 2013

Losses from the Uttarakhand landslide disaster

At least 4000 people are now known to have died in the Uttarakhand landslide disaster; some estimates suggest that the toll may exceed 11,000

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6 July 2013

Videos of Kedarnath on the day of the disaster, and in the aftermath, including a video of the disaster as it happened

A set of videos have appeared on Youtube showing the evants at Kedarnath during the disaster three weeks ago

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27 June 2013

New high resolution images of Kedarnath – the cause of the debris flow disaster is now clear

New images from the NRSC in India allow the causes of the debris flow disaster at Kedarnath to be interpreted

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26 June 2013

Images of landslides from Uttarakhand

Better images of the landslides from the Uttarakhand disaster are now starting to appear. This post presents some examples.

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25 June 2013

Before and after NASA satellite imagery of the debris flow events at Kedarnath

NASA have made available Landsat 8 images of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand before and after the disaster, allowing an interpretation of the causes of the tragedy

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23 June 2013

Speculation on what happened at Kedarnath

Better images are now available of the Kedarnath site, allowing an initial investigation of what happened to cause the disaster

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21 June 2013

The Kedarnath debris flow disaster in Uttarakhand

It is becoming clear that a very large landslide disaster has occurred at Kedarnath in northern India, potentially with a very high level of loss

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18 June 2013

The monsoon arrives early in northern India and Nepal, inflicting a high cost

Early monsoon rainfall in northern India and Nepal has induced landslides and floods that have inflicted a high cost on the local population

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11 June 2013

The Himalayan Landslide Society and the 11th International Symposium on Mitigation of Geo-Disasters in Asia

The newly formed Himalayan Landslide Society is organising a meeting on the mitigation of geo-disasters in Asia in October this year

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11 May 2013

First news of a costly landslide in Mizoram, India

Up to 19 people are reported to have been killed in a landslide in eastern India

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20 October 2012

A very cool riverbank collapse video

A riverbank collapse landslide video from NE India

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2 October 2012

Three late monsoon landslides in Nepal

Three landslides in Nepal yesterday claimed 20 lives

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23 September 2012

Landslides kill 27 people in Sikkim, India

Landslides caused by heavy rainfall have killed at least 27 people in Sikkim, N. India

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