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8 February 2023

Secocha: reports of 40 fatalities in landslides in Peru

On 5 February 2023 a series of deadly landslides struck the town of Secocha in Arequipa, Peru, killing at least 40 people.

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1 February 2023

The 15 September 2022 Jiujiawan landslide in Qinghai province, China

A new paper in the journal Landslides (Wang et al. 2023) describes the 15 September 2022 Jiujiawan landslide in Qinghai province, China, which destroyed a section of a high speed railway line.

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30 January 2023

Multiple landslides from extreme rainfall in Auckland, New Zealand

On 27 January 2023, multiple landslides were triggered by extreme rainfall in the Auckland area of New Zealand.

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26 January 2023

The 19 July 2019 Yahuokou landslide in Gansu Province, China

On 19 July 2019, the large (3.92M cubic metre) Yahuokou landslide started to develop at Dongshan Town, Zhouqu County, Gansu Province, China

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23 January 2023

An update on the landslide crisis at Joshimath

At Joshmath in India, 863 buildings are now showing signs of distress, of which 181 are considered to be unsafe.

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18 January 2023

Joshimath: new InSAR analysis sheds light on active deformation

Joshimath: a new InSAR analysis sheds light on active deformation over the last few months and the last few weeks

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17 January 2023

Joshimath – continued development of the landslide

There are clear indications of continued development of the landslide at Joshimath, with damage now reported for 849 buildings

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16 January 2023

A remarkable number of landslides in California

Since the start of 2023, California has been hit by a succession of major rainstorms. To date at least 402 landslides have been triggered.

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11 January 2023

Rosas in Cauca, Colombia: a truly extraordinary landslide

A very large, unusual landslide has occurred in Rosas, Cauca in Columbia, displacing over 700 people and closing the Pan American Highway

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4 January 2023

Joshimath: an Indian town with a serious landslide problem

In Chamoli district in northern India lies Joshimath, a mountain town with a serious and rapidly developing landslide problem

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21 December 2022

The Urni landslide: a recurring slope failure in India

On 19 December 2022 the Urni landslide in Kinnaur, India was captured on a dramatic video. The failure blocked a National Highway (NH-5).

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16 December 2022

A major, deadly landslide in Genting Highlands, Malaysia

A major landslide has struck a campsite in the Genting Highlands of Malaysia, killing at least 16 people, with 17 more reported to be missing.

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2 December 2022

BR-376: a deadly highway landslide in Brazil

BR-376: on 28 November 2022 heavy rainfall triggered a large landslide on a highway in Brazil . At least two people were killed, whilst rescue operations are ongoing.

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28 November 2022

Casamicciola: drone footage of the deadly landslide at Ischia in Italy

Casamicciola: drone footage of the deadly landslide at Ischia in Italy, which is now known to have killed at least seven people.

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14 November 2022

El Molino: a very large landslide in Colombia

On 10 November 2022 a 5 km long landslide occurred at El Molino in Villa Caro, Santander in Colombia, killing five people.

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7 November 2022

The May 2022 landslide cluster at Dima Hasao district in Assam, India

In May 2022 heavy rainfall triggered many landslides at Dima Hasao district in Assam, India. In a new paper in the journal Landslides, Roy et al. (2022) have mapped >5000 individual slides in this event.

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3 November 2022

Pierreville: an interesting landslide in Quebec, Canada

Pierreville: on 1 November 2022 an interesting landslide occurred on a riverbank in Quebec, Canada, destroying a road and threatening houses.

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28 October 2022

The Duffey Lake landslide: old logging roads and slope failures

The 15 November 2021 2021 Duffey Lake landslide in Canada: the role of old logging roads in triggering slope failures

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24 October 2022

The Barry Arm landslide in Alaska: increased rates of movement

The Barry Arm landslide in Alaska: increased rates of movement in recent weeks has led to new warnings to people on or near to the fjords in the area.

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10 October 2022

The 8-9 October 2022 disaster at Las Tejerías in Venezuela

On 8-9 October 2022 a “landslide” disaster occurred at Las Tejerías in Venezuela, killing at least 30 people, and leaving a further 54 people missing.

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