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4 August 2022

The 26 July 2016 landslide at Fushun west pit in China

On 26 July 2016 a 3.1 million cubic metre landslide occurred at a high wall coal mine at Fushun in China, causing extensive damage. The failure is documented in a new paper (Sun et al. 2022) in the journal Landslides.

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3 August 2022

The 2 December 2020 Beach Road Landslide in Haines, Alaska

A new open access paper (Darrow et al. 2022) describes the 2 December 2020 Beach Road landslide in Haines, Alaska, which killed two people.

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15 July 2022

Landslides triggered by exceptional rainfall in Australia

Recent heavy rainfall has triggered landslides in parts of eastern Australia, causing damage to railway lines and properties

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14 July 2022

San Antonio de Prado: a high mobility landslide in Colombia

On Wednesday 13 July 2022 a major landslide occurred at San Antonio de Prado in Medellin, Colombia, killing at least two people

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8 July 2022

Shifting the blame for the deadly landslide at Tupul in India

The Tupul landslide occurred at the site of a major construction project involving slope excavation, but officials are blaming poor farming methods for the failure

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7 July 2022

The role of climate change in the May 2022 landslides in Pernambuco, Brazil

A new attribution study indicates that climate change is likely to have been a factor in the Pernambuco landslides in Brazil

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30 June 2022

The Hallett Peak rockslide in Rocky Mountain National Park

On 28 June 2022 at about 4:30 p.m. a large rockslide occurred on the side of Hallett Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

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8 June 2022

San Carlos de Bariloche: a deadly slope failure in Argentina

On Monday 6 June 2022 a slope failure struck a hotel located close to San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina, killing at least one person

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1 June 2022

Multiple landslides at Mibei village in Guangdong during heavy rainfall in 2019

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.

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31 May 2022

Images of the deadly landslides in Recife, Brazil

Over the last few days heavy rainfall has triggered a wave of deadly landslides in the Recife area of Brazil

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30 May 2022

Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera

Whitehorse escarpment, Canada: on 28 May 2022 the Yukon Geological Survey recorded a significant landslide on a monitoring camera.

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16 May 2022

Assam: damaging landslides at the start of the monsoon

Damaging landslides have occurred as a result of heavy rainfall in Assam state in the northeast of India over the weekend.

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12 May 2022

The Sakae village landslide in Japan

In the morning of 9 May 2022 a significant landslide occurred near to Sakae Village in northern part of Nagano Prefecture in Japan.

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10 May 2022

Bijie – a large rockslide, caught on video – in China

A 25,000 cubic metre rockslide occurred at Bijie in Guizhou, China on 8 May 2022. Three people are reported to have been killed.

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9 May 2022

The Lowell Point landslide in Alaska

On Saturday 7 May 2022 a substantial landslide occurred near to Lowell Point, in the Seward area of Alaska in the USA.

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5 May 2022

Malvik: an interesting landslide on the E6 highway in Norway

On Wednesday 4 May 2022 an interesting landslide occurred at a construction site on the E6 highway near to Malvik in Norway.

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4 May 2022

The Claxton Bay landslide in Trinidad

The residents of a community in the Claxton Bay area of Trinidad in the Caribbean are having their lives destroyed by a landslide

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22 April 2022

Understanding the deadly landslides in the Durban area of South Africa

Earlier this month the Durban area of South Africa suffered landslides and floods that have killed at least 440 people.

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21 April 2022

Wairoa: hundreds of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in New Zealand

Wairoa: heavy rainfall in recent weeks has triggered hundreds of shallow landslides in the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand

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19 April 2022

Planet image of the Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines

Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the 11 April 2022 Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines.

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