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19 August 2016
Whilst at the moment the Dzongu landslide dam in Sikkim appears to be stable, the Indian authorities are starting to assess the long term hazards that it might pose to upstream and downstream communities
15 August 2016
Water started to overtop the Dzongu landslide dam in Sikkim, India yesterday. To date the flow appears to be stable, with the channel widening rather than incising.
13 August 2016
Reports have emerged of a large valley-blocking landslide on the Kanaka River in Sikkim, northern India. A large lake has already started to form.
10 July 2016
Three good new landslide videos are available on Youtube, shot in Nagasaki (Japan), Uttarakhand (India) and in the mountains of Pakistan
7 April 2016
Five new landslide videos – two dashcam films from China, two rockfall films and a video from GNS about earthquake triggered failures
This post features 5 new landslide videos, including two dashcam videos from China, a terrifying rockfall video from Peru, a toppling failure from India & a feature on the GNS earthquake response
22 March 2016
Over the last week, heavy rainfall has triggered multiple landslides in northern India and Pakistan, causing significant loss of life and extensive damage.
14 March 2016
On the last day of my visit to Kalimpong, Praful Rao took me to Dumsi Pakha, a poor hillside community with problems in managing urban landslides
8 March 2016
Kalimpong Day 4: an interesting and hard to manage rockslide that killed two people on State High 31A in India in January 2016
6 March 2016
On Kalimpong Day 3 we visited a gully that is being actively eroded as a result of poor urban water management in the town
4 March 2016
Kalimpong Day 2: the second day of the SHAMROCC visit involved a visit to several landslides on the eastern face of Kalimpong.
1 March 2016
On Day 1 of our UKIERI visit to Darjeeling in India we visited a landslide site on National Highway 10 that caused major problems in 2015
12 December 2015
Two dramatic landslides appeared on Youtube this week, a huge rockfall from Manali in India and a landslide destroying houses in Congjiang, China
31 May 2011
Facing a growing population and increasing demands for fresh water, India is hoping that an engineering fix will help solve its water-scarcity problems. The country’s National Water Development Agency has begun work on the first of a system of 30 canals that would link 46 rivers, in a process known as inter-basin water transfer.