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7 April 2014

Two new landslide videos: Hannover Point, UK and Jalisco, Mexico

A large landslide in Jalisco, Mexico Liveleak has this new video of a large landslide that apparently occurred in Jalisco in Mexico over the weekend.¬† I know no more details, but the impatient driver of the red car was lucky that the landslide did not occur 20 seconds later: .. A small landslide at Hannover Point Meanwhile there is a much better quality video of a somewhat less dramatic landslide …

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21 March 2014

The Randa rockslide – a spectacular new video

A new video has appeared on Youtube showing the April 1991 rockslide at Randa in Switzerland

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17 March 2014

Mount Haast: A GNS report on the 2013 rock avalanche (which is also known as the Mount Dixon rock avalanche)

GNS Science in New Zealand have made available online a report into the January 2013 rock avalanche on Mount Haast / Mount Dixon

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10 February 2014

Three interesting new videos – a slow avalanche, a coastal rockslide and a quarry slide

Three new videos have been brought to my attention – one showing a slow avalanches in Italy and two rockslides, one on the coast and one in a quarry

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2 February 2014

Jalan Kenanga: A video of a retaining wall failure in Malaysia

In Jalan Kenanga in Malaysia in 2009, a large retaining wall collapsed at a construction site. A video captured the failure as it developed.

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9 January 2014

Remarkable new video of a riverbank collapse (?) event in Abaetetuba, Brazil

A new video has emerged on Youtube, showing a ground collapse event in Abaetetuba, Brazil. Whilst reported as a sinkhole opening, this is likely to be a riverbank collapse event

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13 November 2013

New landslide video: the luckiest dog in the world!

Back in August a video captured a mudslide striking a kennel in Kentucky. So how did the dog survive?

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28 October 2013

A very interesting video of a house being slowly destroyed by a landslide in Thailand

A new video has appeared on Youtube showing a building being progressively pushed over and destroyed by a landslide in Thailand

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17 October 2013

Bluff collapse events: new videos from the USA and Canada

Two new videos have emerged online of coastal bluff collapses in Canada and the USA over the last week

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13 September 2013

A video of riverbank collapses in Utah

On September 11th, an interesting video of a series of flood-induced riverbank collapses in Wahweap Creek in Southern Utah was captured by David Rankin

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23 August 2013

A dramatic earthflow video from Puertro Rico

A new video has emerged on Liveleak of a rainfall-induced earthflow in Puerto Rico

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29 July 2013

The China landslide car video – how did the occupants survive?

How did the passengers in the car filmed being hit by a soil fall in Shaanxi, China survive the landslide?

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24 July 2013

Two dramatic new landslide videos from China

Two new videos on Youtube show landslides in China. One features the aftermath of a loess landslide, the other a rockslide above a community

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23 July 2013

An even better video of the large rock topple and collapse at Saint Jouin Breneval in France

A spectacular new video has emerged of the rock topple in Normandy, France last week

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18 July 2013

Toppling failure – a spectacular time lapse video from coastal cliffs in France

BRGM, the French Geological Survey, have captured a time lapse sequence of photographs of a toppling failure from St Jouin Bruneval in Normandy, France

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10 June 2013

A new landslide video showing the transition from a soil slump to a soil slide

A new landslide video showing the transition from a soil slump to a soil slide

Recent heavy rainfall in Norway caused extensive landslides. This video captures the transition from a soil slump to a rapid flow event.

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4 June 2013

Rockfalls and landslides from the Taiwan earthquake on Sunday

A video of rockslides from the 2nd June 2013 M=6.2 earthquake in Taiwan

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2 June 2013

The physics of snow and ice – two videos

Two new videos of snow and ice on the move, which illustrate aspects of the physics of landslides

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23 May 2013

A wonderful new progressive failure rockslide video

A new video has appeared that shows a large progressive rockslide in action. It was taken at the town of Riddes in Switzerland in Friday

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5 April 2013

Landslides in Portugal, including a new landslide video

In Portugal this week heavy rainfall has triggered landslides. One of these events, at Guimar√£es, was captured in a dramatic video. An apartment block has been severely damaged as a result

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