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18 August 2017
Further details are now emerging about the Kotropi and Regent landslides, which have killed hundreds of people in India and Sierra Leone this week
13 August 2017
On 13th August 2017 at least 46 people were killed when two buses were struck by a landslide at Kotrupi in Himachal Pradesh in Northern India
25 July 2017
Two good new landslide videos have been posted on Youtube: a topple from Pandoh and a wedge failure from elsewhere in Himachal Pradesh in India
24 July 2017
On Sunday 23rd July 2017 a landslide destroyed the bridge over the Bhotekoshi river at Larcha in Nepal, severing the Araniko Highway
10 July 2017
As the monsoon intensifies across Asia, a series of landslide videos have been published from Arunachal Pradesh in India and from China
22 June 2017
Friends from NGU, NGI, IIT Kharagpurhttp://www.iitkgp.ac.in/ and WIHG have discovered a recent large rock avalanche in the Yumthang valley of Sikkim in northern India
1 June 2017
Landslide weirdness: an article in a newspaper in Sri Lanka blames the recent devastating landslides on a shift towards the North Pole!
17 April 2017
As the death toll from the Meethotamulla garbage dump landslide goes up, there is increasing evidence that many concerns have raised about the site
16 April 2017
The Meethotamulla garbage dump in Colombo, Sri Lanka is now known to have killed at least 26 people. Images suggest this was a disaster waiting to happen.
13 April 2017
Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube; one from Shimla showing a large slide triggered by construction, and the other on a highway in Idaho, USA
29 March 2017
Gareth Hearn has written a very nice paper in QJEGH that considers landslide problems on Nepal rural roads, highlighting the need for better route selection and design
9 March 2017
Three new videos have been posted on Youtube that show a dramatic landslide at Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, India, which apparently occurred on Monday
6 March 2017
At Righa in Baglung District in Nepal, a valley-blocking landslide over the weekend was apparently triggered by road construction for a hydropower project
16 January 2017
To mark National Earthquake Day, the Nepal Times has a series of articles entitled Future Shock that examines the failure to learn from the 2015 earthquake
9 January 2017
At 7 am yesterday a major collapse occurred on an important road in Naxal, Kathmandu, apparently triggered by poor construction techniques for a new hotel
30 November 2016
Earthquake induced landslides in the Himalayan mountains – new evidence for earthquake potential in Bhutan
A recently-published paper suggests that the Himalayan country of Bhutan suffered a major (approx M=8.0) earthquake in 1714, emphasing the potential for a future event that would probably lead to extensive landsliding.
13 October 2016
Nepal landslides 2016: analysis of my dataset for the last 36 years suggest that 2016 was the worst year on record for landslide events.
4 September 2016
Over the last few days, 19 people have been killed by landslides in Nepal, with the most serious impacts occurring in Taplejung in the east of the country.
2 September 2016
Two new landslide videos from India have been posted this week on Youtube – one showing a large rockslide in Uttarakhand and the other a lucky escape from Siliguri