8 July 2009
New landslide videos – slow moving slides affecting houses
Posted by Dave Petley
I have come across yet another new landslide video. This one was shot in Brazil during the recent heavy rainfall there. This one is quite unusual as the landslide is large and slow moving, but in the video it overruns a house, causing it to collapse:
You should be able to play the movie below:
There is also a short video of a landslide removing the support from a deck at the back of a house, which then collapses, here:
Scary! How does it feel when you see the ground moving only 2 m away from your home?Will there be any chance to secure the building?