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8 January 2023

Joshimath: a complex landslide environment

Issues with the landslides in the town of Joshimath in India continue. There is much speculation as to the causes, which are likely to be complex.

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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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5 September 2022

The Clementi landslide in Singapore

On 2 September 2022 a major landslide occurred at a construction site at Clementi in Singapore, blocking a major drainage channel

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14 March 2022

Ampang: a deadly urban landslide in Malaysia

On 10 March 2022 a rainfall-triggered urban landslide killed four people, and injured another individual in Malaysia. Google Earth imagery suggests that this landslide may have occurred on an engineered slope.

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17 February 2022

The very large urban landslide at Morro da Oficina in Petrópolis

A large urban landslide at Morro da Oficina, triggered by heavy rainfall in Petrópolis, Brazil, inundated at least 80 houses.

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5 February 2018

Tijuana: a major landslide has destroyed 70 houses.

Last week a major landslide badly damaged the community of Lomas del Rubi in Tijuana in Mexico, destroying 70 houses. A new housing subdivision is under construction at the foot of the slope. There are suspicions that this may have been the trigger.

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