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21 May 2016
A new video has appeared on Youtube showing the mobility of a small secondary failure at the site of the Aranayake landslide in Sri Lanka
16 May 2016
New videos for Monday morning: an earth mover get caught in a landslide and a debris flow from the Himalayas
Two new videos have appeared on Youtube, one showing an earthmover destroyed by a landslide and the other a Himalayan debris flow
13 May 2016
Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube, including an impressive rockfall last weekend on Mont Granier in the French Prealps and a smaller collapse at Swimmer’s Delight in California
2 May 2016
Using Google Earth it is possible to track down the location of the Kyrgyzstan loess landslide. This is an area with many similar landslides, some of which have also displayed high levels of mobility.
1 May 2016
An astonishing video has appeared on Youtube showing a video in, I assume, loess in Kyrgyzstan a few days ago. The landslide killed a teenage boy.
25 April 2016
Espirito Santo rock joint collapses There is an extraordinary video on Facebook showing massive collapses of sheeting joints in Espirito Santo Brazil. I cannot embed the video, but really recommend that you take a look. This is the moment of collapse: . The collapse occurred in Pancas County of Espirito Santo in an area of granite massifs. The video was posted by Heinrich Theodor Frank, who provides the following comment …
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
31 March 2016
A new video has appeared on Youtube of a highly destructive landslide in Pakistan. The origins of the landslide are unclear, but the initial failure appears to trigger a larger slip on the lower slopes that dramatically destroy a number of houses.
28 March 2016
A terrifying video has appeared on Youtube showing two buses trapped by “shooting rocks” on the Karakorum Highway in Pakistan
27 March 2016
A new video has appeared on Youtube showing the remarkable mudflow released by the Samarco Tailings dam failure in Brazil in 2015