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6 June 2022
On 10 June 2021 an extreme rainstorm triggered over 100 landslides, including a set of devastating debris flows, in the Wuxie scenic area in Zhejiang Province in China.
1 June 2022
A paper just published in Landslides (Feng et al 2021) describes 327 landslides triggered by intense rainfall in June 2019 around Mibie village, Guangdong Province in China.
10 May 2022
A 25,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Bijie in Guizhou, China on 8 May 2022. Three people are reported to have been killed.
6 April 2022
On 27 March 2022 a tailings dam failed at Wenquan Township, Shanxi Province, China. Satellite images from Planet reveal the scale of the event
2 November 2021
According to a new paper in the journal Landslides (Cheng, Yang and Du 2021), the 220,000 cubic metre 2017 Tonghua landslide in Sichuan Province, China was triggered by nearby blasting during tunnel construction.
28 October 2021
A new paper in the journal landslides uses InSAR data to show that the 21 July 2020 Shaziba landslide in Enshi, China was creeping in the years before the major failure
26 October 2021
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Liu et al. 2021) describes the complex 5 April 2021 Tiejiangwan landslide in Sichuan Province, China, which killed three people.
6 October 2021
An interesting and potentially very dangerous rockslide was caught on video in Heishui, in Sichuan Province in China. Fortunately there were no casualties.
21 July 2021
The extraordinary, almost unbelievable, rainfall in Henan Province, China yesterday, in which over 200 mm fell in a one hour period.
20 July 2021
Hulunbuir: a very serious double dam failure occurred in Inner Mongolia in northern China on 18 July 2021, causing extensive flooding
5 May 2021
Yangliu Forest Park: an interesting landslide video from South China showing a failure in a cut slope above a road
29 April 2021
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Chen et al. 2021) highlights the enormous and very rapidly evolving Jianshanying Landslide in Guizhou Province China, triggered by coal mining.
8 April 2021
Shuicheng County in Guizhou Province in China: InSAR as a wide area landslide detection tool
2 March 2021
Ebian Yi Autonomous County in Sichuan: a dramatic rockslide on 27 February 2021, which killed one person, caught on video in China
26 February 2021
Badong, China: multiple episodes of population relocation due to landslides associated with the Three Gorges Dam
20 October 2020
Hanyuan County: an initial analysis of the 21 August 2020 rainfall triggered landslide in China, which killed nine people
28 September 2020
A new paper (Xu et al. 2020) provides a greatly improved estimate of landslide fatalities from the The 1920 Haiyuan earthquake in China. They conclude that about 32,500 people were killed by landslides.
29 July 2020
A new article in the journal Landslides (Li et al. 2020) describes the Niushou landslide in Jiangsu, China, which was triggered by construction works for a hotel complex.
27 July 2020
A large, ongoing valley-blocking landslide has developed at Liujing Village in Chongqing, China, triggered by unusually intense monsoon rainfall
22 July 2020
On 20 July 2020 a 10 million cubic metre landslide occurred in the Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hubei, China, blocking the Quinjiang River.