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12 May 2022
In the morning of 9 May 2022 a significant landslide occurred near to Sakae Village in northern part of Nagano Prefecture in Japan.
13 August 2021
Nalda: a valley-blocking landslide in Himachal Pradesh, India This morning (Friday 13 August 2021) a major landslide occurred near to the village of Nalda, in Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh, northern India, blocking the Chenab River. The landslide event itself was captured in a video that has been posted to Youtube: [embed_video width=”800″ height=”600″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sicEFDJ9-2I[/embed_video] . The landslide has left a large barrier across the Chenab River close to …
2 August 2021
Melamchi – satellite images and helicopter videos start to explain the catastrophic floods in Nepal in June 2021
2 July 2021
Satellite images collected by Planet Labs appear to confirm that a landslide dam was the cause of the 14 June 2021 Melamchi disaster in Nepal
21 June 2021
Melamchi: a landslide dam break flood in Nepal on 14 June 2021 is reported to have killed up to 20 people and caused serious damage
13 May 2021
Chivay: on 9 May 2021 another valley-blocking landslide occurred in the Arequipa region of Peru. Operations are planned to drain the lake.
22 February 2021
High resolution Planet Labs images of the valley blocking landslide at Rishi Ganga, created by the Chamoli landslide
4 November 2020
A new paper on the 8 million cubic metre 24 February 2018 Mangapoike landslide in New Zealand speculates on an intriguing failure mechanism
7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.
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.
21 July 2020
On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.
30 June 2020
A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru
30 July 2019
The 1987 Mount Zandila landslide in northern Italy is probably the most important rock avalanche in Europe in the last 40 years. The 34 million cubic metre slide killed 29 people
2 April 2019
A study has been published of landslides triggered by the 18th November 2017 Ms=6.9 earthquake in the Tsangpo Gorge area of Tibet
25 February 2019
The valley-blocking Baige landslide, Tibet in October 2018: an interesting analysis of seismic data to determine rockslide behaviour
23 January 2019
The website Rivers Without Boundaries is reporting that works have now started to clear the landslide dam at Bureya Reservoir in Russia
21 December 2018
The ancient, very large Xuelongnang rockslide and quake lake in Tibet, which was probably triggered by an earthquake 2100 years ago.
16 November 2018
Satellite images from Planet Labs show the aftermath of the breach of the Jinsha River landslide in Tibet. Videos also show the downstream impacts.