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5 May 2022
On Wednesday 4 May 2022 an interesting landslide occurred at a construction site on the E6 highway near to Malvik in Norway.
11 April 2022
Bedruthan Steps in Cornwall, England: another “face” in a landslide scar
31 March 2022
An Environmental Impact Assessment published online details the mechanisms of failure of the 2003 Derrybrien peatslide in Ireland.
15 March 2022
A drone video has been posted to Youtube showing the Lyneham landslide in S. England. It shows that construction work was underway in the field upslope of the section of road that failed.
25 February 2022
Last week, a landslide disrupted the B4069 road at Lyneham in S. England. Initial analysis suggests this could be the reactivation of an ancient solifluction failure.
24 February 2022
The A57 Snake Pass between Sheffield and Manchester in England has been closed for at least a month by three rainfall induced landslides.
22 February 2022
A new study has found increased landslide activity in the months after the low-magnitude 2018 Molise earthquake in Italy
4 February 2022
On 16 October 1979 a landslide in fill at Nice airport triggered a massive submarine landslide and tsunami, which killed at least 8 people.
29 October 2021
A remarkable video from the Cumbre Vieja eruption on La Palma shows the high level of mobility of an almost spherical boulder moving on a slope with few obstructions. Indiana Jones could face a greater hazard is Raiders of the Lost Ark is ever remade.
15 October 2021
The El Arrecife Landslide in Spain provides an excellent example of the way in which Google Street View can be used to help understand the movement of landslides that affect roads.
8 October 2021
Multiple shallow landslides have been triggered by heavy rainfall in recent days in Þingeyjarsveit and in Kinnarfjöll in Iceland.
9 September 2021
Last week a very interesting and unusual landslide occurred close to the town of Paimio in Finland
4 August 2021
A rockfall video from the Couloir du Gypaète in France, showing a very surprising trajectory of a rock block.
23 July 2021
Benbrack: a large peat landslide in West Cavan in the Republic of Ireland, triggered by heavy rainfall on 4 July 2021
16 July 2021
Inden: a river rediscovering a previous course and flooding an open cast coal mine The floods in Germany, Belgium and Netherlands this week have been truly catastrophic. The same storm system also caused flash flooding in London. It is likely that the this event will have triggered landslides, but we will need to wait to get more information when the priority is rescue and recovery. There are suggestions that an …
13 July 2021
On Friday 9 July 2021 a rock topple was caught on video on the flanks of Le Dôme, a peak above Diablerets glacier in Switzerland
10 June 2021
The Law Commission has published welcome proposals to change the legal framework on the management of coal tip safety in England and Wales
3 June 2021
Not all slope failures are large: examples of small but disruptive landslides in Sheffield
2 June 2021
On 1 October 1918 a train was derailed by a landslide at Getå in Sweden. The accident, and the subsequent fire, killed at least 42 people.
1 June 2021
Corinth Canal: a video of the rockfall that has left it closed since January According to Wikipedia, the Conrinth Canal, “connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland“. Built in 1893, it was for a while an important trading route within Greece. However, it is a very narrow cut through bedrock – it is 6.4 km long …