25 September 2011

Landslide videos from India (x2), USA and China

Posted by Dave Petley

Some remarkable new landslide videos have appeared this week:

First, a nice new video has appeared on Youtube showing a landslide, reportedly from Uttrakhand in India, in action.  It gets quite exciting at around the 3 minutes 45 second mark:


And if you think it is interesting, take a look at this one, from Garwhal in India:

This was also posted yesterday – definitely a landslide, but I am unsure what is going on.  Comments and thoughts welcome on what is going on here:

Interesting case of cutslope failure, causing a highway overpass to collapse (this is a news report after the event, but fascinating nonetheless):